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How the Brain Works (Essential Science)

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Published by Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9881999M
    ISBN 100751337129
    ISBN 109780751337129


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It looks at techniques for controlling the brain using electric and magnetic fields, as well as investigating the latest technologies that allow you to control the outside world using your mind alone/5(6).

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The brain works like a big computer. It processes information that it receives from the senses and body, and sends messages back to the body.

But the brain can do much more than a machine can: humans think and experience emotions with their brain, and it is the root of human intelligence.

The human brain is roughly. This book covers the computational theory of mind and evolutionary psychology. The former asserts that the mind is the computational product of the brain. The later examines how many aspects of human nature can be explained as biological adaptations.

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No need for a neuroscience degree, just a lot of curiosity. How the Brain Works Hardcover – January 1, by Peter Abrahams (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 33 /5(2). This book is about the brain and how it works.

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The text is most appropriate for grades three and up, but the pictures are for everyone. Creating Mind: How the Brain Works Revised Edition What makes us human and unique among all creatures is our brain.

Consciousness, perception, emotion, memory, learning, language, and intelligence all originate in and depend on the brain. All of these tasks are coordinated, controlled and regulated by an organ that is about the size of a small head of cauliflower. Your brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves make up a complex, integrated information-processing and control system known as your central nervous tandem, they regulate all the conscious and unconscious facets of your life.

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How The Brain Works takes the reader from the physiology of the brain through to its processes – such as what happens in the brain while we sleep – and on to traumas, diseases and psychological conditions. In this accessible and fascinating book, readers will learn the answers to these questions and many more.

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The human brain is the most complex organ of the body, and arguably the most complex thing on earth. This booklet is an introduction for young students. In this booklet, we describe what we know about how the brain works and how much there still is to learn. Its study involves scientists and medical doctors from manyFile Size: 4MB.

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In this book, we travel inside Emily and Paul’s brains as they attempt to sort the vast quantities of information they’re presented with, figure out how to prioritize it, organize it and act on it.

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There's always the answer in the back of the book, and what you're trying to do is get yourself through. getAbstract recommends his readable, useful insights on how the brain works, how to improve its function, and how to boost and sustain your ability to focus.

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Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind. A more recent study frompublished in the journal Cerebral Cortex, revealed watching too much TV could actually alter the composition of the human brain. When researchers studied children between the ages of 5 they discovered the more time spent in front of the TV, the thicker the frontal lobe region of their brains developed.

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Reading puts your brain to work. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body. It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, and offer a deeper view of ideas, concepts.