Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

by Dean Buonomano


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393355604
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 190,455
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dean Buonomano is a professor of neurobiology and psychology at UCLA and a leading theorist on the neuroscience of time. His previous book, Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our Lives, was a Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Table of Contents

Part I Brain Time

1:00 Flavors of Time 3

2:00 The Best Time Machine You'll Ever Own 17

3:00 Day and Night 34

4:00 The Sixth Sense 57

5:00 Patterns in Time 79

6:00 Time, Neural Dynamics, and Chaos 101

Part II The Physical and Mental Nature of Time

7:00 Keeping Time 127

8:00 Time: What the Hell Is It? 144

9.00 The Spatialization of Time in Physics 157

10:00 The Spatialization of Time in Neuroscience 179

11:00 Mental Time Travel 195

12:00 Consciousness: Binding the Past and the Future 215

Acknowledgments 235

Notes 237

Bibliography 255

Index 279

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