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Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain

Author: Maryanne Wolf
Publisher: Cambridge : Icon Books, 2010.
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A developmental psychologist evaluates the ways in which reading and writing have transformed the human brain, in an anecdotal study that reveals the significant changes in evolutionary brain physiology throughout history.
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Genre/Form: History
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All Authors / Contributors: Maryanne Wolf
ISBN: 9781848310308 1848310307
OCLC Number: 796268896
Description: IX, 310 Seiten : Illustrationen
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