Introducing the Mind and Brain

Introducing the Mind and Brain

by Angus Gellatly, Oscar Zarate
     
 

How does the biological tissue of which the brain is composed gives rise to activities which our culture refers to as "the mind?" How can three pounds of electric sponge provide for the experience of awe and enchantment: of memory, priority and experience.This provocative volume explains what the sciences have to say about planning and action, language, attention,… See more details below

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How does the biological tissue of which the brain is composed gives rise to activities which our culture refers to as "the mind?" How can three pounds of electric sponge provide for the experience of awe and enchantment: of memory, priority and experience.This provocative volume explains what the sciences have to say about planning and action, language, attention, emotions and vision. Author and illustrator trace the historical development, of ideas about the brain and its function from antiquity to the age of neuro-imaging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840460056
Publisher:
Totem Books
Publication date:
10/12/1994
Series:
Introducing
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.45(d)

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