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The human brain book

Author: Rita Carter; Susan Aldridge; Martyn Page, (Editor); Steve Parker
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : Rev. editionView all editions and formats
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Combining the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations, "The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual. Includes an interactive DVD.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013444872
(OCoLC)852831254
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Carter; Susan Aldridge; Martyn Page, (Editor); Steve Parker
ISBN: 9781465431622 1465431624
OCLC Number: 888546873
Notes: Includes index.
DVD-ROM provides interactive renderings of many of the brain's structures and a slideshow of unique brain scans.
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages :) : color illustrations
Contents: 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, Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker ; consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman.

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Combining the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations, "The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual. Includes an interactive DVD.

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