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9780192853929

The Brain: A Very Short Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192853929

  • ISBN10:

    0192853929

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-02-16
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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"How does the brain work? Michael O'Shea provides an accessible introduction to the key questions and current state of brain research, and shows that, though we know a surprising amount, we are still far from having a complete understanding. The topics he discusses range from how we sense things and how memories are stored, to the evolution of brains and nervous systems from primitive organisms, as well as altered mental states, brain-computer hybrids, and the future of brain research."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Michael O'Shea is Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, Director of the Sussex Centre for Neuroscience, and Co-Director of the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. x
List of illustrationsp. xi
Thinking about the brainp. 1
From humours to cells: components of mindp. 12
Signalling in the brain: getting connectedp. 28
From the Big Bang to the big brainp. 42
Sensing, perceiving, and actingp. 64
Memories are made of thisp. 84
Broken brain: invention and interventionp. 102
Epiloguep. 122
Further readingp. 125
Indexp. 129
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