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The brain book : an illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders

Author: Rita Carter, 1949-; et al
Publisher: London [England] : Dorling Kindersley, 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each of us what we are - unique individuals.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Carter, 1949-; et al
ISBN: 9781849728010 1849728011
OCLC Number: 813239355
Notes: Titre de l'écran titre (visionné le 17 septembre 2012).
Awards: Commended for BMA Medical Book Competition: Basic Sciences Category 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (1 ressource en ligne (114 éléments)) : 878 images, fichiers numériques.
Contents: No Ordinary Organ --
Investigating the Brain --
Landmarks in Neuroscience --
Scanning the Brain --
A Journey through the Brain --
The Brain and the Body --
Brain Anatomy --
The Senses --
Movement and Control --
Emotions and Feelings --
The Social Brain --
Language and Communication --
Memory --
Thinking --
Consciousness --
The Individual Brain --
Development and Aging --
Diseases and Disorders.
Responsibility: Rita Carter ... [et al.].

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An illustrated guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain. It helps readers gain insight into such esoteric aspects as behaviour, language and communication and discover the  Read more...

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Calling this book an 'illustrated guide' doesn't do it justice...thorough and authoritative as a textbook, minus most of the boring bits. -- JV Chamary BBC Focus Magazine 20091201

 
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