Human Brain Book

by Rita Carter

Dorling Kindersley Ltd. | August 25, 2009 | Hardcover

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"The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each of us what we are - unique individuals. It combines the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations and imaging techniques to provide an incomparable insight into every facet of the brain. Layer by layer, it reveals the fascinating details of this remarkable structure, covering all the key anatomy and delving into the inner workings of the mind, unlocking its many mysteries, and helping you to understand what's going on in those millions of little gray and white cells.
Tricky concepts are illustrated and explained with clarity and precision, as "The Human Brain Book" looks at how the brain sends messages to the rest of the body, how we think and feel, how we perform unconscious actions (for example breathing), explores the nature of genius, asks why we behave the way we do, explains how we see and hear things, and how and why we dream. Physical and psychological disorders affecting the brain and nervous system are clearly illustrated and summarized in easy-to-understand terms.
The unique DVD brings the subject to life with interactive elements. These include a clickable model of the brain's structure that allows the user to zoom in and discover deeper layers of detail, while complex processes, such as the journey of a nerve impulse, are broken down and simplified through intuitive animations.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 12.19 × 10.31 × 0.99 in

Published: August 25, 2009

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0756654416

ISBN - 13: 9780756654412

Found in: Health and Well Being

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Rated out of 5 by from Wonderful!! This book was very informing and well written. You don't have to read it from cover to cover either. Each section is unique and very interesting and the visualizations are very clarifying. Easy to read and enjoyable!
Date published: 2011-08-18

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Human Brain Book

Human Brain Book

by Rita Carter

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 12.19 × 10.31 × 0.99 in

Published: August 25, 2009

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0756654416

ISBN - 13: 9780756654412

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"The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each of us what we are - unique individuals. It combines the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations and imaging techniques to provide an incomparable insight into every facet of the brain. Layer by layer, it reveals the fascinating details of this remarkable structure, covering all the key anatomy and delving into the inner workings of the mind, unlocking its many mysteries, and helping you to understand what's going on in those millions of little gray and white cells.
Tricky concepts are illustrated and explained with clarity and precision, as "The Human Brain Book" looks at how the brain sends messages to the rest of the body, how we think and feel, how we perform unconscious actions (for example breathing), explores the nature of genius, asks why we behave the way we do, explains how we see and hear things, and how and why we dream. Physical and psychological disorders affecting the brain and nervous system are clearly illustrated and summarized in easy-to-understand terms.
The unique DVD brings the subject to life with interactive elements. These include a clickable model of the brain's structure that allows the user to zoom in and discover deeper layers of detail, while complex processes, such as the journey of a nerve impulse, are broken down and simplified through intuitive animations.