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Wang, Sam

Summary: In thirty-six each half hour lectures, Professor Sam Wang explores the science and mystery of the human nervous system, from essential neurochemical and neurobiological processes to the psychological and social constructs they are thought to produce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 NEU
Call number: DVD 612.8 NEU

Linden, David J.

Summary: "As a scientist, David Linden had devoted his career to understanding the brain processes and behaviors that are common to us all. That is, until a few years ago, when he found himself on OKCupid. Looking through that vast catalog of human difference, he got to thinking, where does it all come from? Why does one person have perfect pitch, a taste for hoppy beer, and an aversion to bathroom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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Summary: Explores the origins of music's power and the links between hearing, moving and imagining.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.11 MUS
Call number: DVD 781.11 MUS

Kandel, Eric R.

Contents: Personal memory and the biology of memory storage -- A child in Vienna -- An American education -- One cell at a time -- The nerve cell speaks -- Conversation between nerve cells -- Simple and complex neuronal systems -- Different memories, different regions of the brain -- Searching for an ideal model for studying memory -- Neural analogs of learning -- Strengthening synaptic connections -- A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 KAN

Kotler, Steven

Summary: Argues that rare and controversial states of consciousness are being used by Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALS, and maverick scientists to boost information and inspiration and to solve critical challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 154 KOT

Loewenstein, Werner R.

Summary: "In Physics in Mind, eminent biophysicist Werner R. Loewenstein seeks answers to these perplexing questions in the mechanisms of physics. Bringing information theory---the idea that all information can be quantified and encoded in bits---to bear on recent advances in the neurosciences, Loewenstein reveals inside the brain a web of immense computational power capable of rendering a coherent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 LOE

Strauch, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 STR

Jensen, Frances E.

Summary: "An internationally respected neurologist offers a revolutionary look at the brains of adolescents, providing surprising insights--including why smart kids often do stupid things--and practical advice for adults and teens.In this groundbreaking, accessible book, Dr. Frances E. Jensen, a mother, teacher, researcher, and internationally known expert in neurology, introduces us to the mystery and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.6 JEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 JEN

Walsh, David Allen.

Summary: The author describes what happens to the human brain during adolescence and discusses issues of hormones and how they effect moods, communication, fatigue, and other behaviors common to teens, with helpful advice for parents on how they can deal with these changes and the impact they have on their teen's behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.82 Walsh

Sweet, Tammi

Summary: "Author Tammi Sweet combines her expertise in herbal medicine and neurobiology in this in-depth guide to understanding the science of how and why cannabis medicine is effective"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.7 SWE

Summary: Professor of Philosophy Patricia Smith Churchland is probing a new frontier in the area of brain research, convinced that exploration into the physical function of our "wonder tissue" can help us better understand what our thoughts mean and how we can control them. In her book, Neurophilosophy, she describes how recent discoveries about the brain call into question such basic philosophical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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