The Brain: The Story of You (Paperback)David Eagleman (author)
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'This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.'
Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It's a journey that will take you into the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, genocide, brain surgery, robotics and the search for immortality. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see: you.
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
On every page of The Brain there is a revelation so fantastic as to make one gasp -- STEPHEN FRY
Clear, engaging and thought-provoking * * NATURE * *
The posterboy of neuroscience with ideas that will stretch your mind * * OBSERVER * *
Mind-blowing revelations abound * * FINANCIAL TIMES * *
It's no wonder reading David Eagleman's new book, The Brain, made me a little bit giddy. Eagleman tosses about ideas that had my grey matter pushed and pummelled, stimulated and stretched * * SCOTSMAN * *
The hottest thing in neuroscience * * THE TIMES * *
The rock star of neuroscience * * TELEGRAPH * *
Accessible and fascinating * * SUNDAY TIMES * *
If neuroscience had a rock legend this would be him -- RUBY WAX
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