Simply the brain / contributors, Liam Drew, Alina Ivan, Susan Watt, Emma Yhnell.
- ISBN: 9780744060119
- ISBN: 0744060117
- Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2022.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes index (pages 156-160).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The human brain -- The sensational world -- Moods and emotions -- Individuality -- Memory and learning -- Communication -- The brain and action -- The social brain -- Neurodiversity -- The rational brain -- The conscious brain
"The human brain is a most remarkable organ, but how well do we really understand the way it works? What is a brain and what is the mind? Do you only use 10% of your brain? Why do some people hear colour? If you find yourself seeking the answers to these questions and many more, then Simply The Brain may be the book for you! Simply The Brain explores everything that goes on in the brain when you think, feel, and perceive the world around you. If you're seeking a guide that breaks down the inner workings of the mind and the brain, in a way that is easy to understand and jargon-free, then this essential guide is packed with everything you need to understand the basics quickly and easily. Covering more than 90 key ideas from neurons and nerves to forming memories and brain implants, each pared-back entry explains the concept more clearly than ever before. Dive straight in to discover: Simple, easy-to-understand graphics help to explain more than 90 key concepts ; Covers all aspects the brain to give a brief overview of this complex subject ; Concise explanations quickly convey the most important information. Combining bold, elegant graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply The Brain is the perfect introduction to the subject for those who are short of time but hungry for knowledge, so if you're interested in neuroscience or curious about how the mind works - then this is the book for you!"-- encore.
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