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The Resource Idiot brain : what your head is really up to, Dean Burnett

Idiot brain : what your head is really up to, Dean Burnett

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Idiot brain : what your head is really up to
Title
Idiot brain
Title remainder
what your head is really up to
Statement of responsibility
Dean Burnett
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett,"--NoveList
  • We cling to superstitions and miss things sitting right in front of us-- but that's actually just a sign of a well-meaning brain doing its best to keep you alive and healthy. Burnett takes the reader on a delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter, and helps you understand how our brains actually work
Summary
A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10518658
Cataloging source
DLC
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Burnett, Dean
Dewey number
612.8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Consciousness
  • Brain
  • Neurosciences
  • Memory
  • Brain
  • Consciousness
  • Memory
  • Neurosciences
  • Brain
  • Consciousness
Target audience
adult
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what your head is really up to
Label
Idiot brain : what your head is really up to, Dean Burnett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Mind controls: how the brain regulates the body, and usually makes a mess of things -- The gift of memory (keep the receipt): the human memory system, and its strange features -- Fear: nothing to be scared of: the many ways in which the brain makes us constantly afraid -- Think you're clever, do you?: the baffling and complex science of intelligence -- Did you see this chapter coming?: the haphazard properties of the brain's observational systems -- Personality: a testing concept: the complex and confusing properties of personality -- Group hug!: how the brain is influenced by other people -- When the brain breaks down... mental health problems, and how they come about -- Afterword
Control code
ocn921868676
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780393253788
Lccn
2016009451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)921868676
Label
Idiot brain : what your head is really up to, Dean Burnett
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
Introduction -- Mind controls: how the brain regulates the body, and usually makes a mess of things -- The gift of memory (keep the receipt): the human memory system, and its strange features -- Fear: nothing to be scared of: the many ways in which the brain makes us constantly afraid -- Think you're clever, do you?: the baffling and complex science of intelligence -- Did you see this chapter coming?: the haphazard properties of the brain's observational systems -- Personality: a testing concept: the complex and confusing properties of personality -- Group hug!: how the brain is influenced by other people -- When the brain breaks down... mental health problems, and how they come about -- Afterword
Control code
ocn921868676
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780393253788
Lccn
2016009451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)921868676

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