The Brain

The Brain : The Story of You

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 240g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1782116613
  • 9781782116615
  • 11,164

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Entertaining and profound: page-turning neuroscience from a bit of a genius GUARDIAN
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If neuroscience had a rock legend this would be him -- RUBY WAX Accessible and fascinating * * SUNDAY TIMES * * The rock star of neuroscience * * TELEGRAPH * * The hottest thing in neuroscience * * THE 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 * * Mind-blowing revelations abound * * FINANCIAL TIMES * * The posterboy of neuroscience with ideas that will stretch your mind * * OBSERVER * * Clear, engaging and thought-provoking * * NATURE * * On every page of The Brain there is a revelation so fantastic as to make one gasp -- STEPHEN FRY Entertaining and profound: page-turning neuroscience from a bit of a genius * * GUARDIAN * *
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About David Eagleman

David Eagleman, PhD, is a neuroscientist and internationally bestselling author. He teaches at Stanford University, is the creator and host of the Emmy-nominated television series The Brain, and is the CEO of Neosensory, a company that builds the next generation of neuroscience hardware. The author of seven other books, he lives in Silicon Valley in California.
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8,722 ratings
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