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The Resource An alchemy of mind : the marvel and mystery of the brain, Diane Ackerman

An alchemy of mind : the marvel and mystery of the brain, Diane Ackerman

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An alchemy of mind : the marvel and mystery of the brain
Title
An alchemy of mind
Title remainder
the marvel and mystery of the brain
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
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156603
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DLC
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1948-
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Ackerman, Diane
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Brain
  • Neuropsychology
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the marvel and mystery of the brain
Label
An alchemy of mind : the marvel and mystery of the brain, Diane Ackerman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Miracle waters (Evolution): The enchanted loom -- This island earth -- Why we ask why? -- The fibs of being -- Light breaks where no sun shines -- Sweet dreams of reason (The physical brain): The shape of thought -- Inner space -- Attention please -- A passion for patterns -- In the church of the pines -- Einstein's brain -- The mind's eye -- Pavilions of desire (Memory): What is a memory? -- Reflections in a gazing ball -- Remember what? -- Remember, I dream -- Hello, he lied -- Traumatic memories -- Smell, memory, and the erotic -- Never a dull moment (The self, and other fictions): Introducing the self -- The other self -- Personality -- Shall it be male of female? Say the cells -- Creating minds -- The world is breaking someone else's heart (Emotions): The emotional climate -- The pursuit of happiness -- The color of saying (Language): Memory's accomplice -- Metaphors be with you -- The color of saying -- Shakespeare on the brain -- The wilderness within (The world we share): Oasis -- Conscience and consciousness -- A kingdom of neighbors -- The beautiful captive
Control code
475461
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780743246729
Lccn
2004041621
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780743246729
  • (Sirsi) ADM-9359
Label
An alchemy of mind : the marvel and mystery of the brain, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Miracle waters (Evolution): The enchanted loom -- This island earth -- Why we ask why? -- The fibs of being -- Light breaks where no sun shines -- Sweet dreams of reason (The physical brain): The shape of thought -- Inner space -- Attention please -- A passion for patterns -- In the church of the pines -- Einstein's brain -- The mind's eye -- Pavilions of desire (Memory): What is a memory? -- Reflections in a gazing ball -- Remember what? -- Remember, I dream -- Hello, he lied -- Traumatic memories -- Smell, memory, and the erotic -- Never a dull moment (The self, and other fictions): Introducing the self -- The other self -- Personality -- Shall it be male of female? Say the cells -- Creating minds -- The world is breaking someone else's heart (Emotions): The emotional climate -- The pursuit of happiness -- The color of saying (Language): Memory's accomplice -- Metaphors be with you -- The color of saying -- Shakespeare on the brain -- The wilderness within (The world we share): Oasis -- Conscience and consciousness -- A kingdom of neighbors -- The beautiful captive
Control code
475461
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780743246729
Lccn
2004041621
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780743246729
  • (Sirsi) ADM-9359

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