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I liked this book but it was a bit high tech in parts.

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Cassandra Kay Silva - Goodreads

I liked the writing in and of itself fairly well, the the premise the author was trying to sell did not quite come off. It's not even that in part I don't agree with him, its more that it should have ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

I read this book over the course of several weeks, so I'm not sure how much of the beginning stuck in my head. Anyway, I enjoyed Seung's explanation of the brain as a network (so to speak) even if I ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - John Fawcett - Goodreads

Don't get me wrong, it was a pretty fantastic book that delves into some extremely interesting brain research involving Connectomes. I just had a problem with the author CONSTANTLY making the claim ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Lage von Dissen - Goodreads

Seung explains some of the cutting edge technologies that are allowing us to map our "connectomes", that is, the physical layout of the neuronal and synaptic connections in the brain. It is generally ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Rachel Jessen - Goodreads

I happened upon a TedTalk with the author and was fascinated with the idea of a connectome. This is just not a book I can read at night, cozy in the covers. I'll have to try again later, though, or find an abridged version. Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Sid Johnson - Goodreads

Excellent book for understanding what is known, and not known, about the brain, with a very healthy dose of great questions that remain unanswered, both philosophical and practical. One comes away ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

Seung explores the idea that personality may be tied to the neural network in each person's brain. While each brain contains the same neuron types, the connections between neurons differ according to ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Vastine Stabler - Goodreads

A short (276 pages plus lots of notes), relatively easy read for the general user about the emerging science of brain mapping. While it covers most of the bases it suffers from the newness of the ... Read full review

Review: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

User Review  - Sabin Serban - Goodreads

A cute little book in which Mr. Seung makes some bold claims wrapped up in a very accessible package. His insights come with a wealth of examples and explanations like the weighted voting system of ... Read full review


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