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The secret life of the brain

Author: Richard M Restak
Publisher: Washington, DC : Joseph Henry Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Companion to the five-part television series brought to PBS by award-winning producer David Grubin, "The Secret Life of the Brain: takes readers on a tour of the human brain. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully presented, the many mysteries of the brain are explored from infancy to old age.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Restak
ISBN: 0309074355 9780309074353
OCLC Number: 47863192
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of IndieFab awards (Health) 2001
Description: xx, 201 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
How we view the brain --
Wider than the sky : the baby's brain --
Syllable from sound : the child's brain --
A world of their own : the adolescent brain --
To think by feeling : the adult brain --
Second flowering : the aging brain.
Responsibility: Richard Restak.

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Each of the brain's developmental stages provides its own opportunities and perils. Equal parts fragile and tenacious, development continues unabated across the entire life span through five specific  Read more...

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