The Science Times Book of The Brain

The Science Times Book of The Brain

by Nicholas Wade
     
 
For more than twenty years, the Science Times section of The New York Times has been the source of cutting-edge scientific information for readers throughout the world. The award-winning Times writers place the latest research in context, and with lucid analyses take readers beyond the headlines toward real understanding.The Science Times Book of the Brain is a superb

Overview

For more than twenty years, the Science Times section of The New York Times has been the source of cutting-edge scientific information for readers throughout the world. The award-winning Times writers place the latest research in context, and with lucid analyses take readers beyond the headlines toward real understanding.The Science Times Book of the Brain is a superb volume with chapters on senses, emotions, mood, memory, language, consciousness, dreams, medicine, and much more. Articles illuminate key discoveries made within the last decade about the physiology, psychology, and neurology of our most vital organ.How is it that we learn? How does the brain make sense of our world? How do children's brains develop? What goes awry in trauma and mental illness? How does the brain repair itself and compensate? What is the nature of consciousness? These and hundreds of other mysteries are plumbed in The Science Times Book of the Brain. Everyone with an interest in the mysteries and wonders of the brain and the mind will find this collection indispensable. (71/4 X 91/2, 260 pages, illustrations)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558216532
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Science Times Book of Series
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
7.27(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.84(d)

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