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Master and His Emissary The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
ISBN: PB: 9780300245929, Yale University Press, March 2019
616 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the 'rational' side, the superior partner to the right. But is this...
Brain Big Bangs, Behaviors, and Beliefs
ISBN: PB: 9780300205725, ISBN: HB: 9780300175226, Yale University Press, April 2014
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 68 black&white illus.
After several million years of jostling for ecological space, only one survivor from a host of hominid species remains standing: us. Human beings are extraordinary creatures, and it is the unprecedented human brain that makes them so. In this delight...
Fatal Flaws How a Misfolded Protein Baffled Scientists and Changed the Way We Look at the Brain
ISBN: HB: 9780300189896, Yale University Press, April 2013
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Discovered and identified as the cause of mad cow disease only three decades ago, the prion is a protein molecule that, when misshapen in the brain, becomes fatal. Novel and controversial, prions have provoked a scientific revolution. They challenge...
Portrait of the Brain
ISBN: PB: 9780300158311, Yale University Press, July 2009
256 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this compelling book, neurologist Adam Zeman tells the stories of patients with a variety of neurological disorders, some familiar (epilepsy, chronic fatigue, stroke, memory loss) and others relatively mysterious (narcolepsy, chronic deja vu, comp...