How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work)

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How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work)

How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work)

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It provides an accessible guide to how the brain’s structures and functions determine how the mind works, and how this fits into the bigger picture of our evolution and biology as a species. Mn có thể đọc cuốn này sau khi đọc cuốn How the body works vì có rất nhiều thông tin sẽ được giải thích kĩ hơn trong cuốn này.

Simon Green is a Chartered Psychologist and retired Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London. It’s the center of the nervous system – the headquarters of our body – and it’s responsible for pretty much everything. We honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' continuous connection to Country, waters, skies and communities. And you would think the topic of the brain written in plain-as English, with diagrams, easily relevant anecdotes, it would be very accessible and easy to read. Overall I felt like I was reading articles from a weekend newspaper magazine supplement, or a lifestyle type magazine.

this sorta just confirmed that i love neuroscience more than anything in the entire universe and that i will study it even if it’s the last thing i do. Highly recommend if you are a visual learner and are looking to get a brief yet detailed overview of all things brain! How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained also covers how Alzheimer's, Epilepsy, dyslexia, Parkinson's and other abnormalities happen and how some can be treated. The most precious thing that a person possesses in his life is his brain, which is distinguished from all other organs by features that exceed the imagination of man himself. It as interesting to read, as it had a lot of fascinating facts, such as how some animals, like dolphins and seals, sleep with half their brain asleep and half awake, the differences in the brain in the different stages in our lives, why 8 hours became the magical number for sleep, and more.

One of the biggest faults in creative people is getting stuck on having the most original idea instead of focusing on new ways to combine ideas that already exist. Illustrated with bold graphics and step-by-step artworks, and peppered with bite-sized factoids and question-and-answer features, this is the perfect introduction to the fascinating world of the human brain. In Calm Clarity, Due Quach, author of the viral Medium piece “Poor and Traumatized at Harvard,” shares her easy-to-follow program to show readers how to deal with toxic stress and adversity.

How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan – I have said it countless times: this is one of my favourite books, ever. We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate.

OK, back to book, it wouldn't make you ant instant "expert", there are much more in-depth books that lead to new "aha" moments. The ReadDown A Better Brain: Best Books to Understand How the Brain Works The human mind is truly astonishing. Maker Mind is a weekly newsletter with science-based insights on creativity, mindful productivity, better thinking and lifelong learning. One reason I give it such a high rating is that because although it may look a little juvenile because of the imagery, it is incredibly informative and uses visual components to simplify the complexity of the human brain- something that the general public really doesn’t know much about even though they should.The author’s thesis is that intelligent life evolved not once, but twice, and that octopuses are the closest we’ll ever get to communication with aliens. Including lists of what to eat and what to avoid, a quiz that determines your brain health, and 24 delicious recipes, Brain Food is the ultimate guide to a happy, healthy brain.

Have you ever asked yourself why you can't remember anything from before the age of three, why people experience deja vu, or how a bundle of cells in our heads can produce the remarkable phenomenon that is human consciousness? MIT Press Direct is a distinctive collection of influential MIT Press books curated for scholars and libraries worldwide. Discover the joy of reading with us, your trusted source for affordable books that do not compromise on quality. Nevertheless, I still would recommend it for people who are new to the subject and want to start with a good book. Mình nghĩ mn có thể vừa đọc vừa note/ tóm tắt lại thông tin mn nhớ được hoặc tt thấy hay sau mỗi chương để có thể đọc sách hiệu quả hơn.For me, even without my degree, this was a fairly simplistic view of the brain — “instant expert” isn’t quite what you’d become from reading it, I’d feel. Sometimes these subconscious wirings can make us think or act in ways that are not optimal for our happiness – they can bring out the illogical in us all. Although the book itself did not win any awards, McCrone is a thirteen-time Australia Publisher of the Year Award winner.

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