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The Resource The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee

The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee

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The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better
Title
The body has a mind of its own
Title remainder
how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A critical analysis of the interaction between the mind and the body describes how the brain maps out every part of the body and the space around it and how the brain controls the ability to sense, move, and act in the physical world
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215785
Cataloging source
DLC
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Blakeslee, Sandra
Dewey number
150
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF161
LC item number
.B52 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Blakeslee, Matthew
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True
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  • Brain
  • Mind and body
Target audience
adult
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how body maps in your brain help you to do (almost) everything better
Label
The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip077/2006101557.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Contents
The body mandala, or, Maps, maps, everywhere -- The little man in the brain, or, Why your genitals are even smaller than you think -- Dueling body maps, or, Why you still feel fat after losing weight -- The homunculus in the game, or, When thinking is as good as doing -- Plasticity gone awry, or, When body maps go blurry -- Broken body maps, or, Why Dr. Strangelove couldn't keep his hand down -- The bubble around the body, or, Why you seek elbow room -- Sticks and stones and cyberbones, or, The end of the body as we know it? -- Mirror, mirror, or, Why yawning is contagious -- Heart of the mandala, or, My insula made me do it -- Afterword: The you-ness of you
Control code
ocm77270823
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9781400064694
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006101557
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77270823
Label
The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip077/2006101557.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Contents
The body mandala, or, Maps, maps, everywhere -- The little man in the brain, or, Why your genitals are even smaller than you think -- Dueling body maps, or, Why you still feel fat after losing weight -- The homunculus in the game, or, When thinking is as good as doing -- Plasticity gone awry, or, When body maps go blurry -- Broken body maps, or, Why Dr. Strangelove couldn't keep his hand down -- The bubble around the body, or, Why you seek elbow room -- Sticks and stones and cyberbones, or, The end of the body as we know it? -- Mirror, mirror, or, Why yawning is contagious -- Heart of the mandala, or, My insula made me do it -- Afterword: The you-ness of you
Control code
ocm77270823
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9781400064694
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006101557
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77270823

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