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20%OFFDr. John J. Ratey - A User´s Guide To The Brain - 9780349112961 - V9780349112961
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A User´s Guide To The Brain

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Description for A User´s Guide To The Brain Paperback. This text shows how the structure and chemistry of the brain determine our perceptions, emotions and behaviour, and what we can do to shape its functions to our advantage. Ratey also analyses the ways in which things can go wrong, detailing causes and treatments for diseases including autism. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 28. Weight in Grams: 276.
Bringing order and relevance to the cascade of recent brain findings, Dr John Ratey explains the brain's most important systems, the role they play in determining how we interact with the world and ways in which we can influence their operations for the better. Throughout, he illustrates his points with vivid and often surprising examples drawn from his own practice, research and everyday life. Ratey answers such compelling questions as: What does it mean to be linguistically ambidextrous? How does a mother's cradling of her child on her left shoulder relate to the development of language skills? Why ... Read more

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About Dr. John J. Ratey
John J Ratey is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Executive Director of Research at Medfield State Hospital.

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Compelling ... If you're only going to buy one brain book ever, you could do worse than investing in this one
Make way for the thinking man's gym, where the brain is the new biceps and sculpting your grey matter rather than downsizing your backside is the ultimate aim of those who sign up for membership.
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