The Brain: A Very Short Introduction

Author(s): Michael O'Shea

Science and Nature

Provides an introduction to the main issues and findings in brain research. This book describes the historical developments behind our understanding of what the brain is and what it does, and explores the key questions neuroscientists face concerning the relationship between the brain and thought, memories, perceptions, and actions.

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'O'Shea writes with real enthusiasm.' The Guardian

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1. Mind and brain: what's the problem?; 2. Let's get physical; 3. Sight, sound, and imagination; 4. "Last week's potatoes!"; 5. Perception to action; 6. Altered states of mind; 7. Where do we go from here?

General Fields

  • : 9780192853929
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  • : December 2005
  • : 174mm X 111mm X 9mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael O'Shea
  • : 19 halftones and line drawings
  • : 152
  • : Paperback