The Brain A Very Short Introduction

Written By Michael O'Shea
The Brain  A Very Short Introduction
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 08 December 2005
  • ISBN : 0192853929
  • Pages : 136 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Brain A Very Short Introduction written by Michael O'Shea which was release on 08 December 2005, this book published by Oxford University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This is a non-technical introduction to the main issues and findings in current brain research. It gives a sense of how neuroscience addresses questions about the relationship between the brain, and thought, memories, perceptions, and actions. Covering the details of brain science in an accessible style, it includes up to date coverage of developments of brain research, and suggests directions future research might take. The Brain also integrates discussion of the more familiar implications of the brain's actions, such as memories, perceptions, and motor control.Contents:Mind and brain: what's the problelm?Let's get physicalSight, sound, and imagination'Last week's potatoes!'Perception to actionAltered states of mindWhere do we go from here?

The Brain A Very Short Introduction

The Brain  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Michael O'Shea
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-12-08
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : This is a non-technical introduction to the main issues and findings in current brain research. It gives a sense of how neuroscience addresses questions about the relationship between the brain, and thought, memories, perceptions, and actions. Covering the details of brain science in an accessible style, it includes up to ...

The Brain in Minutes

The Brain in Minutes
  • Author : Rita Carter
  • Publisher : In Minutes
  • Release Date : 2018-05-03
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : The brain is considered the most complex structure in all of creation. But recent discoveries in neuroscience are now revealing the inner secrets of the brain--how it works, why it makes us who we are and what happens when it goes wrong. The cutting-edge and comprehensive guide explains why the ...

Sex on the Brain

Sex on the Brain
  • Author : Deborah Blum
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 329
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Looks at the biology of gender, including such topics as male and female brains, sex differences in emotions, sexual orientation, hormones, and social roles...

The Brain At School Educational Neuroscience In The Classroom

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  • Author : Geake, John
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2009-08-01
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Om pædagogisk neurovidenskab. Hvad kan undervisere lære af kognitiv hjerneforskning og omvendt. Med praktiske eksempler fra klasseværelset. Henvender sig til undervisere, forældre, politikere m.fl....

Glucose Metabolism in the Brain

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2002-11-04
  • Total pages : 555
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Regulation of glucose at the biochemical level affects every area of the brain, and has impact from cellular to behavioral brain function. It plays an important role in diseases such as diabetes, stroke, schizophrenia and drug abuse as well as in normal and dysfunctional memory and cognition. This volume represents ...

The Future of the Brain

The Future of the Brain
  • Author : Steven Rose
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-04-01
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Brain repair, smart pills, mind-reading machines--modern neuroscience promises to soon deliver a remarkable array of wonders as well as profound insight into the nature of the brain. But these exciting new breakthroughs, warns Steven Rose, will also raise troubling questions about what it means to be human. In The Future ...

Writing on Both Sides of the Brain

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  • Author : Henriette A. Klauser
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1987-01-21
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : A revolutionary approach to writing that will teach you how to express yourself fluently and with confidence for the rest of your life....

The Symbolic Species

The Symbolic Species
  • Author : Terrence William Deacon
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 527
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Discusses the evolution of language from the viewpoint of symbolic reference as opposed to the conventional grammar-based theories...

Beyond the Brain

Beyond the Brain
  • Author : Stanislav Grof
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1985-08-01
  • Total pages : 488
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Beyond the Brain seriously challenges the existing neurophysiological models of the brain. After three decades of extensive research on those non-ordinary states of consciousness induced by psychedelic drugs and by other means, Grof concludes that our present scientific world view is as inadequate as many of its historical predecessors. In ...

Begin With the Brain

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  • Author : Martha Kaufeldt
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • Total pages : 239
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Based on current neuroscientific research, this revised edition helps teachers apply brain-friendly and learner-centered strategies to create a high-achieving, joyful learning environment....

Art Aesthetics and the Brain

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  • Author : Joseph P. Huston,Marcos Nadal,Mora Teruel Mora,Luigi Francesco Agnati,Camilo José Cela Conde
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 545
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. Our ancestors have decorated their bodies, tools, and utensils for over 100,000 years. The expression of meaning using color, line, sound, rhythm, or movement, among other means, constitutes a fundamental aspect of our species' biological and cultural ...

The Brain and Host Defense

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-12-24
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : It is now well recognized that the brain, and especially the hypothalamus, plays an important role in the regulation of immune reactions and inflammation. This book aims to review our current state of knowledge of this important field. Key historical findings are presented, and the reciprocal interactions between the brain ...

Creativity and the Brain

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  • Author : Kenneth M. Heilman
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005-04-26
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : In Creativity and the Brain, Kenneth Heilman explores the possible brain mechanisms which underlie creativity, by reviewing the existing evidence and putting forward new ideas. On the way, he discusses the relationships between creativity and intelligence, brain anatomy, neuropharmacology, addiction, handedness, sex differences, and mood states such as depression. He ...

The Brain as an Organ

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  • Author : Frederic Wertham,Jeronimo de Bosch
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1770
  • Total pages : 538
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Download or read online The Brain as an Organ written by Frederic Wertham,Jeronimo de Bosch, published by which was released on 1770. Get The Brain as an Organ Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Hand

The Hand
  • Author : Frank R. Wilson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 397
  • ISBN : 0192853929
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Summary : Drawing from anthropology, physiology, and neurology, and using the examples of jugglers, surgeons, musicians, and puppetmakers, the author explores the role of the hand in how humans learn and form their identities. Reprint. 25,000 first printing....