Consciousness And The Social Brain by Michael S. A. GrazianoConsciousness And The Social Brain by Michael S. A. Graziano

Consciousness And The Social Brain

byMichael S. A. GrazianoRead bySean Runnette

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What is consciousness and how can a brain, a mere collection of neurons, create it? In Consciousness and the Social Brain, Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano lays out an audacious new theory to account for the deepest mystery of them all. The human brain has evolved a complex circuitry that allows it to be socially intelligent. This social machinery has only just begun to be studied in detail. One function of this circuitry is to attribute awareness to others: to compute that person Y is aware of thing X.

In Graziano''s theory, the machinery that attributes awareness to others also attributes it to oneself. Damage that machinery and you disrupt your own awareness. Graziano discusses the science, the evidence, the philosophy, and the surprising implications of this new theory.

SEAN RUNNETTE is a multiple Earphones winner, including one for his narration of The Curve of the World (with Highbridge Audio). He has also directed and produced more than 200 audiobooks including several Audie® Award winners. He is an American Repertory Theater company member and has toured internationally with Mabou Mines. TV a...
Title:Consciousness And The Social BrainFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 inPublished:June 14, 2016Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1522693939

ISBN - 13:9781522693932

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