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A User's Guide to the Brain: Perception, Attention, and the Four Theaters of the Brain

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2002

    A fascinating change of perspective on the brain

    I found this book to be an utterly fascinating review of recent blurring between neurology and psychology. The author shows us the physiological manifestations of mental illness and the psychological manaifestations of physical conditions of the brain. It is very encouraging about our emerging ability to understand and treat a wide variety of mental illnesses. All of this ... in a readable and entertaining form. If you have any interest in Autism, Asperger's syndrome, OCD, Tourette syndrome etc, or if you're just a brain buff, I think you'll want to read it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2003

    Excellent book

    Overall an excellent book, he explains current concepts and illustrates with experiments and personal experience. At times he gets very technical, though; I would have trouble understanding some of the terms without a neuroscience background. But in general its very easy, fun to read and understand. A great book for people in the neurosciences and people without background.

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