Brains that Work a Little Bit Differently: Recent Discoveries about Common Mental Diversities

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Brainwaves Books, 2000 - Alcoholism - 125 pages
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Conditions such as colour blindness, seasonal affective disorder, alcoholism, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, obesity, autism, synesthesia, and even deja vu all have specific brain-to-body connections. This book provides insights into the symptoms, causes, and consequences of these abnormalities in their milder forms, as well as other health matters that statistically accompany each condition. Checklists and testing exercises used for professional diagnosis of these cognitive abnormalities are provided, as are probable causes and consequences of each.

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User Review  - Dan Burke - Goodreads

i enjoyed this book very much. It was a short yet thought provoking survey of brain function. I would like to read further into the real research that substaintiates the claims made in this book. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Arnpoe - Goodreads

An easy read, brief (and outdated at this point) overview of some interesting disorders of the brain. Read full review

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Allen D. Bragdon is the founding editor of Games magazine and coauthor of Brains That Work a Little Bit Differently and Use It or Lose It! He lives in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

David Gamon, Ph.D., is the coauthor of Building Mental Muscle and Building Left Brain Power. He lives in Oakland, California.

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