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Ian Mitchell - Broken Brains - 9781137366832 - V9781137366832
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Broken Brains

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Description for Broken Brains Paperback. Drawing on real life examples and anecdotes from neurosurgery and neurobiology, this engaging introduction to brain function and dysfunction is ideal for those interested learning more about the brain in an accessible way. Ian Mitchell brings biological psychology to life with examples of real life applications of the theory. Num Pages: 264 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JMM; PSAN. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Our brains do amazing things: they determine our actions, our thoughts and our feelings. We may not always realise it, but the brain is central to the way we experience life. So what happens when brain circuits break? What are the consequences for our behaviour and personality? From Parkinson’s disease to Tourette’s syndrome, and depression to psychopathy, Broken Brains reveals the mysteries of brain function – and dysfunction. In this no-nonsense introduction, Ian Mitchell takes you on a tour through the sometimes devastating, and sometimes bizarre, effects of what happens when brains break down. Highly readable and packed ... Read more

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About Ian Mitchell
Ian Mitchell is Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has published over 100 papers and book chapters on topics as diverse as the neurobiology of Parkinson's disease, programmed cell death, social cognition and the neurobiology of psychopathy. His work has been funded by the ESRC, MRC, Wellcome Trust, Parkinson's Disease Society, McDonald ... Read more

Reviews for Broken Brains
'This is a great little book, which manages to be brief without being superficial, and accessible yet maintaining scientific rigour, written in an entertaining narrative style.' - Andrew Young, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Leicester, UK "Ian Mitchell presents a novel approach to understanding the brain and behaviour. The anecdotes often refer to his wife's practice as a neurosurgeon, ... Read more

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