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The Brain: 10 Things You Should Know: 10 Things You Should Know

The Brain: 10 Things You Should Know: 10 Things You Should Know

Current price: $17.99
Publication Date: August 22nd, 2023
Publisher:
Seven Dials
ISBN:
9781399602921
Pages:
144
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Description

Uncover the mind-blowing complexities of the brain and how it affects our personalities, behaviours and more.

Written by Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL, Sophie Scott, and composed of ten mind-blowing yet accessible essays, The Brain guides you through the astounding complexities of the organ that makes you, you. From diving into the networks of neurons that are vital to our functioning, to the way our brains differ from one another and how neuroscience is shaping up for the future; this book is a guide to our most powerful and awe-inspiring body part.

If you have ever wondered what's going on inside your head (or someone else's), this book will be a fascinating and enthralling read.

About the Author

Sophie Scott CBE FBA FMedSci is a British Cognitive Neuroscientist and Director of the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London (UCL). She has been researching the human brains since the 1990s, and has published over 130 peer reviewed papers. Her research investigates the brain bases of human vocal communication, including voices, speech and laughter. She was the 2017 Royal Institution Christmas Lecturer and she was awarded the Royal Society's Michael Faraday prize and lecture in 2021.