The Brain: The Story of You

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Author: Eagleman David

Brand: Penguin Random House

Edition: Main

Package Dimensions: 23x198x190

Number Of Pages: 304

Release Date: 19-09-2016

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This is the story of how your life shapes your brain and how your brain shapes your life.’

Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It’s a journey that will take you into the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, genocide, brain surgery, robotics and the search for immortality. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see: you.
Review
Entertaining and profound: page-turning neuroscience from a bit of a genius ―
* GUARDIAN *

On every page of
The Brain there is a revelation so fantastic as to make one gasp — STEPHEN FRY

Clear, engaging and thought-provoking ―
* NATURE *

The posterboy of neuroscience with ideas that will stretch your mind ―
* OBSERVER *

Mind-blowing revelations abound ―
* FINANCIAL TIMES *

It’s no wonder reading David Eagleman’s new book,
The Brain, made me a little bit giddy. Eagleman tosses about ideas that had my grey matter pushed and pummelled, stimulated and stretched ―
* SCOTSMAN *

The hottest thing in neuroscience ―
* THE TIMES *

The rock star of neuroscience ―
* TELEGRAPH *

Accessible and fascinating ―
* SUNDAY TIMES *

If neuroscience had a rock legend this would be him — RUBY WAX
About the Author
David Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Stanford University. His scientific research is published in journals from
Science to
Nature, and he is also the author of the internationally bestselling books
Sum and
Incognito. He is the writer and presenter of the companion BBC television series
The Brain.

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