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Brain Bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives,9780393342222

Brain Bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives

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ISBN13:

9780393342222

ISBN10:
0393342220
Format:
Trade Paper
Pub. Date:
8/17/2012
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

Neuroscientist Buonomano takes readers on a lively, surprising tour of our mental glitches and how they arise. 240 pp. 20,000 print.

Author Biography

Dean Buonomano is a professor in the Departments of Neurobiology and Psychology and the Brain Research Institute at UCLA. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Memory Webp. 19
Memory Upgrade Neededp. 47
Brain Crashesp. 70
Temporal Distortionsp. 94
Fear Factorp. 120
Unreasonable Reasoningp. 142
The Advertising Bugp. 171
The Supernatural Bugp. 197
Debuggingp. 220
Acknowledgmentsp. 237
Notesp. 241
Bibliographyp. 263
Creditsp. 297
Indexp. 299
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