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Discovering the brain

Author: Sandra Ackerman; Institute of Medicine (U.S.); National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1992.
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Offers a discussion of the brain's physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. This book provides a chapter on the connection between the brain's physical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ackerman, Sandra.
Discovering the brain.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1992
(DLC) 92001231
(OCoLC)25204453
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Ackerman; Institute of Medicine (U.S.); National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
ISBN: 0585020043 9780585020044 9780309045292 0309045290
OCLC Number: 42328748
Notes: "Based on presentations at a July 1990 symposium organized by the Institute of Medicine and held in Washington, D.C."--Title page verso.
"This project was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health under contract number 278-90-0006 (OD)"--Title page verso.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 180 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The promise of neuroscience --
Major structures and functions of the brain --
Glimpses of the living brain --
The role of the brain in mental illness --
From chemistry to circuitry --
The development and shaping of the brain --
From perception to attention --
Learning, recalling, and thinking --
Sizing up the promise.
Responsibility: Sandra Ackerman for the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences.
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