Pieces of Light: The new science of memory (Paperback)Charles Fernyhough (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
A captivating journey into the mind...told with great style * Telegraph *
An immense pleasure * New Scientist *
Exhilarating...a compelling case * TLS *
A gifted writer * FT *
Both playful and profound, a wonderfully memorable read -- Douwe Draaisma, author of Why Life Speeds Up As You Get Older
A beautifully written, absorbing read - a fascinating journey through the latest science of memory -- Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Irvine
In this enthralling tour of human memory, Charles Fernyhough - himself a hybrid of science and poetry - reveals the mysterious forces behind these stories that shape our lives. -- Jonah Lehrer, author of Imagine: How Creativity Works
Fernyhough weaves literature and science to expose our rich, beautiful relationship with our past and future selves. -- Dr. David Eagleman, Neuroscientist and author of Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
Combining the engaging style of a novelist with the rigour of a scientist, insightful and thought provoking...will linger in your memory and change the way you think about it. -- Daniel L. Schacter, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind Forgets and Remembers.
A sophisticated blend of findings from science and ideas from literature...at times moving and very rewarding * Times Higher Education *
A captivating journey into the mind * Daily Telegraph *
As absorbing as it is thought-provoking -- Julian Fleming * Sunday Business Post *
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