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Prat, Chantel Spring

Summary: "From University of Washington professor Chantel Prat comes The Neuroscience of You, a rollicking adventure into the human brain that reveals the surprising truth about neuroscience, shifting our focus from what's average to an understanding of how every brain is different, exactly why our quirks are important, and what this means for each of us. With style and wit, Chantel Prat takes us on a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2022

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Musser, George

Summary: "An exploration of the interconnections between quantum mechanics, cosmology, and neuroscience"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2023

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

Summary: Neuroscientist and Adjunct Professor of Psychology Indre Viskontas lectures on popular beliefs about the brain and the truths behind them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2017

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

Yong, Ed

3 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "The Earth teems with sights and textures, sounds and vibrations, smells and tastes, electric and magnetic fields. But every animal is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of an immense world.This book welcomes us into a previously unfathomable dimension--the world as it is truly perceived by other animals. We encounter beetles that are drawn to fires (and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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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

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

Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: Whybrow takes us on a fascinating tour of self-discovery, drawing extensively upon his decades of experience as a psychiatrist and his broad knowledge of neuroscience and human behavior. Illustrated throughout with engaging personal stories, the book s trove of cutting-edge science is enriched by philosophical, historical, and cultural perspectives. --publisher marketing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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

Eagleman, David

Summary: "The dramatic story of the brain's role in creating our world, our experience of it, and ourselves; the basis for a PBS television series by the bestselling David Eagleman. How does a three pound mass of biological matter locked in the dark, silent fortress of the skull produce the extraordinary multi-sensory experience that comprises us, while also constructing reality and guiding us through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2017

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

Cacioppo, Stephanie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the world's foremost neuroscientist of romantic love comes a personal story of connection and heartbreak that brings new understanding to an old truth: better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. At thirty-seven, Dr. Stephanie Cacioppo was content to be single. She was fulfilled by her work on the neuroscience of romantic love-how finding and growing with a partner...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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Claybourne, Anna

Summary: "Kids learn about the brain in this collection of fun, illuminating experiments they can do themselves"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.8 CLA

Frith, Uta

Summary: "Professors and husband-and-wife team Uta and Chris Frith have pioneered major studies of brain disorders throughout their nearly fifty-year career. Here, in Two Heads, their distinguished careers serve as a prism through which they share the compelling story of the birth of neuroscience and their paradigm-shifting discoveries across areas as wide-ranging as autism and schizophrenia research,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2022

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

Nicolelis, Miguel A. L.

Summary: "A radically new cosmological view from a groundbreaking neuroscientist placing the human brain at the center of humanity's universe. Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety of human...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8233 NIC

Jandial, Rahul

Summary: From the operating room, where he performs some of the riskiest surgeries around, to the lab, where he is working on growing skin cells and injecting them into the brain to replace worn out neural tissue, Dr. Rahul Jandial is on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in neuroscience. This fascinating book draws on Dr. Jandial's broad-spectrum expertise and brings together the best of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612.8 JAN

Summary: This course takes you inside this astonishingly complex organ to show you how it works. Recent decades have seen unparalleled advances in understanding how the brain does what it does. Today we can pinpoint the specific regions, or nuclei, where some of life's most mysterious processes take place, including: where light that enters the eye is converted into the subjective experience of sight;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2007

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 UND
Call number: DVD 612.82 UND

Abramovitz, Melissa

Summary: "Thrilling new discoveries in science and technology are announced almost daily. Cutting-Edge Science and Technology keeps readers at the forefront of new research. Brain Science covers fascinating cutting-edge neuroscience topics, from brain-to-brain communication systems to thought-controlled limbs and brain-mapping technologies. High-impact photos and explanatory graphics and charts bring...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 610 ABR

Cacioppo, Stephanie

Summary: "At thirty-seven, Dr. Stephanie Cacioppo was content to be single. She was fulfilled by her work on the neuroscience of romantic love--how finding and growing with a partner literally reshapes our brains. That was, until she met the foremost neuroscientist of loneliness. A whirlwind romance led to marriage and to sharing an office at the University of Chicago. After seven years of being...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2022

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CACIOPPO, STEPHANIE CAC

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2016

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

Mlodinow, Leonard

Summary: "From the best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard's Walk, a groundbreaking new look at the neuroscience of change--and how elastic thinking can help us thrive in a world changing faster than ever before. With rapid technological innovation leading the charge, today's world is transforming itself at an extraordinary and unprecedented pace. As jobs become more multifaceted, as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612 MLO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Health Mind Mlodinow

Cobb, Matthew.

Summary: "For thousands of years, thinkers and scientists have tried to understand what the brain does. Yet, despite the astonishing discoveries of science, we still have only the vaguest idea of how the brain works. In The Idea of the Brain, scientist and historian Matthew Cobb traces how our conception of the brain has evolved over the centuries. Although it might seem to be a story of ever-increasing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2021

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

Summary: Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the wonders of the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of why people feel and think the things they do. The ambitious project blends science with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories, and addresses some big questions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRA

Summary: How does your brain create your reality? Are you in control, or is your brain controlling you? Discover the surprising answers based on the latest research in this journey into the human brain with neuroscientist Heather Berlin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV YOU

Burnett, Dean.

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

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

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

Lehrer, Jonah.

Contents: Walt Whitman : the substance of feeling -- George Eliot : the biology of freedom -- Auguste Escoffier : the essence of taste -- Marcel Proust : the method of memory -- Paul Cézanne : the process of sight -- Igor Stravinsky : the source of music -- Gertrude Stein : the structure of language -- Virginia Woolf : the emergent self.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 Lehrer

Chudler, Eric H

Summary: "Brain Lab for Kids is an interactive and hands-on book that takes readers on an exciting journey into the functions of the brain through enlightening experiments and creative activities."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2018

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