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Understanding your brain

Author: Rebecca Treays
Publisher: London : Usborne, 1995.
Series: Usborne science for beginners.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is your brain made of? What is a thought? How do you remember? What happens when you dream? Understanding your Brain lifts the lid on what goes on inside the human head to answer these and other mind-boggling questions. Find out about the pulses of electricity which flash through your brain at high speeds, uncover the trickery of optical illusions, look into the secret world of your unconscious and unravel the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Treays
ISBN: 0746020155 9780746020159
OCLC Number: 34047384
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Brain parts --
What's inside --
Baby brains --
Intelligence --
Eyesight --
Memory --
Remembering --
Staying the same --
Consciousness --
Mental illness --
Drugs --
Out of this world? --
Animal brains --
Computer brains --
Brains in history --
Index and puzzle answers
Series Title: Usborne science for beginners.
Responsibility: the brains behind this book were : Rebecca Treays who wrote the words ; Christyan Fox who drew the pictures ; Professor Nicholas Mackintosh, the Brain Expert ...

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A book which lifts the lid on what goes on inside the human head. Using cartoon illustrations and diagrams, it unravels the complexities of the biological and psychological workings of the brain.  Read more...

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