The Secret World of the Brain: What It Does, How It Works, and How It Affects Behavior

The Secret World of the Brain: What It Does, How It Works, and How It Affects Behavior

by Catherine Loveday

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Overview


Uncovering the crucial workings of this vital organ, this book delves into how we use our brain in everyday life. It reveals how it controls our basic functions, determines our perceptions, contributes to our personalities, and affects our emotions.

Understanding the brain is one of the greatest challenges remaining for modern science. Have you ever wondered how we recognize faces, what it means to be conscious, whether male and female brains differ, or what is really going on in the teenage brain? Featuring the latest research in neuroscience, transformed by exciting new technologies, this beautifully illustrated book unlocks the key questions surrounding the amazing world inside your head. One day, perhaps there will be no limits to what the brain can achieve.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435162723
Publisher: Metro Books
Publication date: 06/26/2016
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Dr. Catherine Loveday is principal lecturer on the BSc Cognitive Neuroscience and MSc Cognitive Rehabilitation programs at the University of Westminster. The author of numerous scientific papers, she is an active member of the British Psychological Society and is on the editorial committee of The Psychologist.

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