How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work)

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How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work)

How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work)

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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Mary Aiken, the world’s leading expert in forensic cyberpsychology, embarks on a journey to explore how the internet is shaping how we think and behave. Armed with some DIY electrodes, readers will get to see what brain activity really looks like through simple neuroscience experiments.

We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. Illustrated with bold graphics and step-by-step illustrations and peppered with bite-size factoids and question-and-answer features, this is the perfect introduction to the fascinating world of the human brain. I’m giving it 4 stars because I think it could have been presented in a simpler way by providing more illustrations or a cheat sheet. They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie la Girafe.Charlotte y Peter Fiell son dos autoridades en historia, teoría y crítica del diseño y han escrito más de sesenta libros sobre la materia, muchos de los cuales se han convertido en éxitos de ventas. Tóm lại là một cuốn sách hay, bổ ích, thú vị và ko hề dễ chán như các tựa sách hàn lâm khác về chủ đề này. Tell your friend that when they see you release the ruler, they are to pinch shut and grab it as fast as possible. From focus boxes that delve into specific topics to entertaining puzzles that bring the subject to life, this book will captivate your imagination while building your understanding of biological and cognitive psychology. One reason I give it such a high rating is that because although it may look a little juvenile because of the imagery, it is incredibly informative and uses visual components to simplify the complexity of the human brain- something that the general public really doesn’t know much about even though they should.

I think my review is trustworthy because I’m interested in the topic it covers and wouldn’t give it such a good rating if it didn’t expand my knowledge to the extent that it did. It provides a good explanation on the hormone, which I am very interested in learning at the moment. Established in 1962, the MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design. While this book is quite informative, and quite good for some light reading, it is not meant to be used as an educational textbook. Lisa Mosconi, an expert in neuroscience and nutrition, knows that our brains have very specific food requirements.MIT Press began publishing journals in 1970 with the first volumes of Linguistic Inquiry and the Journal of Interdisciplinary History. This stimulating new series is the beginner's guide to a wide range of scientific topics and topical issues affecting our daily lives. Delve into the intricacies of the human mind with this engaging and insightful guide to how the brain works. It’s not just a collection of stuff that’s appeared in the other collections, although I think a few of the info boxes and so on did come from other New Scientist publications originally. Greg received the White House Champion of Change award from Barack Obama for his commitment to citizen science and is a Senior Fellow at TED.

It’s easy to feel like it’s out of our jurisdiction, but in reality, fluctuations in our mood depend on the neural networks firing in our brains, so we have the power to consciously break hardwired thought patterns. For me, even without my degree, this was a fairly simplistic view of the brain — “instant expert” isn’t quite what you’d become from reading it, I’d feel. Each chapter begins by describing some phenomenology of a particular area of neuroscience, then guides readers step-by-step through an experiment, and concludes with a series of open-ended questions to inspire further investigation. I have no prior knowledge or background in neurosciences, which makes the book a little hard to read for someone like me but still, very accessible.From the strange ways to distort what we think of as 'reality' to the brain hacks that can improve memory, The Brain takes you on a journey through intelligence, memory, creativity, the unconscious and beyond to help you understand your brain - and show you what it's truly capable of. Learning and language are covered and describe why it is easier to learn languages at an early age than after adulthood though it is stressed that it is not impossible. Và tiếp tục là một cuốn sách 5 sao nữa hoàn toàn xứng đáng với khối lượng đồ sộ kiến thức mà nó cung cấp. Take a tour with a friendly professor who will introduce you to your very own garden of learning delights, your memory warehouse, your art gallery of emotions. Simon Green is a Chartered Psychologist and retired Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London.

It’s important to know how your lifestyle impacts your brain, and what positive changes you can make to promote a healthier future. Understanding how our brain works helps us evaluate our own thought processes, and why we behave in certain ways. Learn how we can peer inside it and watch it at work, and how the latest technology can allow us to control our minds and those of others.To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It’s also based on one of their Instant Expert courses, a great series of events that I do recommend if they cover a topic you’re interested in. This amount includes seller specified domestic postage charges as well as applicable international postage, dispatch, and other fees. The subject itself is very complicated which is why I took a long time to comprehend it even though I’m a biology student. The Brain: The Story of You by David Eagleman – This is not the most detailed book about the brain out there, but it did become a bestseller for a reason.

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