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Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

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Description for Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain Paperback. David Eagleman's bestselling, sparkling and provocative book on neuroscience now part of the Canongate Canons series Series: Canons. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: JMR; PDZ; PSAN; VSP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 28. Weight in Grams: 288.
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *Why does your foot hit the brake pedal before you are conscious of danger ahead?* *Why is it so difficult to keep a secret?* *How is it possible to get angry at yourself: who, exactly, is mad at whom?* In this sparkling and provocative book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain. Taking in brain damage, plane spotting, dating, drugs, beauty, infidelity, synaesthesia, criminal law, artificial intelligence and visual illusions, INCOGNITO is a thrilling subsurface exploration of the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Canongate Canons
Condition
New
Series
Canons
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781782112464
SKU
9781782112464
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About David Eagleman
David Eagleman, Ph.D. is a neuroscientist at the Baylor College of Medicine, where he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action as well as the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law. His scientific research is published in journals from Science to Nature, and his neuroscience books include Re-wire: The Shape-Shifting Brain and Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia. ... Read more

Reviews for Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
The Malcolm Gladwell of brain science

Independent

[An] entertaining and truly brainy front-line report from the neuroscience labs... I guarantee it'll change the way you think of yourself

Mail on Sunday

Incognito is a fascinating book that will not so much turn your mind upside down as flip ... Read more

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