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50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS

Author: COSTANDI, MOHEB

Description: Neuroscience is one of the most fascinating and complex areas of scientific research, with new advances being made every day. In 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know, Mo Costandi condenses all we know about the brain and how it works into series of introductions to the most important concepts. Outlining both long-standing theories, such as the function of neurons and synaptic transmission, and cutting-edge ideas, including neuroethics and brain-computer interfacing, with straightforward narrative and clear illustrations, this book is a perfect beginner's guide to the most powerful and mysterious organ in the body. The ideas explored include: - The nervous impulse - Differences between the male and female brain - Mental time travel - Stress and the brain - The relationship between sleep and memory

Publisher: QUERCUS

HARDBACK
ISBN: 9781780879109

Dimensions: 17.00 and 20.00 cm

Page Count: 208