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

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Lisa Mosconi, an expert in neuroscience and nutrition, knows that our brains have very specific food requirements.

From anatomy, it moves on to function, explaining how the brain works constantly and unnoticed to regulate processes such as heartbeat and breathing and how it collects information from the external world to produce the experiences of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. Techniques to record signals from living brains were once thought to be the realm of advanced university labs. Instantly more informed and able to understand further information with a good foundation,” perhaps. The simplest graphics and the clearest text combine to produce the most accessible and visual guide to neuroscience available. We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate.

Some experiments use invertebrates (such as insects), and the book provides a thoughtful framework for the ethical use of these animals in education. It moves on to function, explaining how the brain works constantly and unnoticed to regulate heartbeat and breathing, and how it collects information to produce the experiences of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. 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.

If you’re fascinated/curious about how the most advanced part of our body works, this one should be for you. From learning about the blood vessels in the head to what goes wrong when someone has a stroke, from how alcohol affects the brain to diagnosing meningitis, from anorexia nervosa to post natal depression, How The Brain Works expertly explains the processes of the brain in a way that we can all understand. It's interesting to know that female brain is vulnerable to mental illnesses and male brain is prone to develop autism. 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.The most precious thing that a person possesses in his life is his brain, which is distinguished from all other organs by features that exceed the imagination of man himself.

It is a super interesting and informative book that is simple and easy to understand on how our brain functions. It’s all about how the octopus mind works, and what it’s like to have eight tentacles that are so packed with neurons that they virtually think for themselves. 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. MIT Press Direct is a distinctive collection of influential MIT Press books curated for scholars and libraries worldwide. How Your Brain Is Wired draws on recent breakthroughs in our understanding of how the brain really works, empowering the reader to take control over their own behaviour.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. There is a suggestion that the best way to retrieve information that has been just learned is to take a nap! Greg Gage is an NIH-award winning neuroscientist and cofounder of Backyard Brains—an organization that develops open source tools that allow amateurs and students to participate in neural discovery. As ever with the New Scientist books, this is a great introduction to a topic — and in this case, it’s a fairly narrow topic: the brain, and how it works. Brief summaries of a few topics regarding the brain, the chapters average around 20 pages and include titles like 'memory', 'intelligence', 'emotions', 'consciousness', 'sleep', etc.

From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. It as interesting to read, as it had a lot of fascinating facts, such as how some animals, like dolphins and seals, sleep with half their brain asleep and half awake, the differences in the brain in the different stages in our lives, why 8 hours became the magical number for sleep, and more.He worked for a year in industry designing advanced neural electrodes before cofounding Backyard Brains.

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