The Mind: Leading Scientists Explore the Brain, Memory, Personality, and Happiness by John Brockman

The Mind: Leading Scientists Explore the Brain, Memory, Personality, and Happiness

byJohn Brockman

Paperback | August 16, 2011

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$16.26 online 
$18.50
Earn 81 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

"Theway Brockman interlaces essays about research on the frontiers of science withones on artistic vision, education, psychology and economics is sure to buzzany brain." —Chicago Sun-Times on This WillChange Everything

Markingthe debut of a hard-hitting new series from Edge.org and Harper Perennial,editor John Brockman delivers a cutting-edge master class covering everythingyou need to know about The Mind. With original contributions by theworld’s leading thinkers and scientists, including Steven Pinker, George Lakoff, Philip Zimbardo, V. S. Ramachandran, and others, The Mind offers aconsciousness-expanding primer on a fundamental topic. Unparalleled in scope,depth, insight and quality, Edge.org’s The Mind isnot to be missed.

About The Author

The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor ofThe Universe,This Explains Everything,This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes. He is the founder of the literary agency Brockman, Inc., and lives in New York City.

Details & Specs

Title:The Mind: Leading Scientists Explore the Brain, Memory, Personality, and HappinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:August 16, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062025848

ISBN - 13:9780062025845

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Mind: Leading Scientists Explore the Brain, Memory, Personality, and Happiness

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

“If you want a quick introduction to some of the smartest and most interesting thinkers around—read this book.”