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Burnett, Dean.

Summary: "A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 BUR

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

Nunez, Paul L.

Summary: This book explains in layperson's terms a new approach to studying consciousness based on a partnership between neuroscientists and complexity scientists. The author, a physicist turned neuroscientist, outlines essential features of this partnership. The new science goes well beyond traditional cognitive science and simple neural networks, which are often the focus in artificial intelligence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 NUN

Stetka, Bret

Summary: Just over 125,000 years ago, humanity was on the edge of extinction when a dramatic shift occurred—Homo sapiens started tracking the tides and eating the nearby oysters. Before long, they’d pulled themselves back from the brink of extinction. What saved us during that period of endangerment? The human brain, and its evolutionary journey is unlike anything else in history. In Brain Power,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 STE

Barrett, Lisa Feldman

Summary: "From the author of How Emotions Are Made, a myth-busting primer on the brain, in the tradition of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ramachandran, V. S.

Summary: Dr. Ramachandran recounts how his work with patients who have bizarre neurological disorders has shed new light on the deep architecture of the brain, and what these findings tell us about who we are, how we construct our body image, why we laugh or become depressed, why we may believe in God, how we make decisions, deceive ourselves and dream, perhaps even why we're so clever at philosophy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper/Perennial, Quill 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Restak, Richard M.

Summary: Companion to the five-part television series brought to PBS by award-winning producer David Grubin, "The Secret Life of the Brain: takes readers on a tour of the human brain. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully presented, the many mysteries of the brain are explored from infancy to old age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joseph Henry Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 RES

Summary: "'Is addiction really a disease?' In this high-definition video essay, Kevin McCauley explores the arguments for and against this vital debate, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, Dr. McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute for Addiction Study 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLE

Ramachandran, V. S.

Summary: Ramachandran -- the "Marco Polo of neuroscience"-- reveals what baffling and extreme case studies can teach us about normal brain function and how it evolved. Among the topics he discusses are synesthesia as a window to creativity and autism as a springboard to understanding self-awareness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 616.8 Ramachandran 2011

Kean, Sam

Summary: Offers tales of victims affected by brain injuries and diseases, early studies of the function of the brain, and the history of neuroscience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.4 KEA

Farahany, Nita A.

Summary: "A rock star academic explores the final frontier of personal privacy: your mind. Imagine a world where your brain can be interrogated to learn your political beliefs, thought crimes are punishable by law, and your own feelings can be used against you. Where perfumers create customized fragrances to perfectly suit your emotions, and social media titans bypass your conscious mind to hook you to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press, an imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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