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Making space : how the brain knows where things are

Author: Jennifer M Groh
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Knowing where things are seems effortless. Yet our brains devote tremendous power to figuring out simple details about spatial relationships. Jennifer Groh traces this mental detective work to show  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer M Groh
ISBN: 9780674863217 0674863216
OCLC Number: 904037039
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Biomedicine/Neuroscience) 2015
Description: 1 v. (246 p.) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer M. Groh.

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Groh deftly elucidates the mental computations that allow understanding of location and boundaries, interweaving well-judged snippets of history. The mechanisms, such as the brain's updates on eye Read more...

 
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