Brainscapes: an introduction to what neuroscience has learned about the structure, function, and abilities of the brain

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Hyperion, Aug 1, 1995 - Medical - 149 pages
In this concise, learned, and illuminating guided tour, noted neurologist Richard Restak leads readers through the complex and infinitely intriguing brain, to reveal--in a focused, understandable overview--its workings and abilities. This work transforms the science of one of nature's most remarkable "machines" into a stunning adventure of discovery. 15 illustrations.

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BRAINSCAPES: An Introduction to What Neuroscience Has Learned about the Structure, Function, and Abilities of the Brain

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An orthodox approach that works. Old-fashioned gross anatomy, cell biology, neurochemistry, and physiology are the tools Washington-based neurologist Restak (The Modular Brain, 1994, etc.) uses to ... Read full review

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Author and neurologist Restak offers a concise summary of the status of neuroscience and speculates about the future of brain research. He briefly examines the brain on three levels--the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1995)

He is a neuropsychiatrist and clinical professor of neurology at George Washington University Medical Center. Author of the bestselling The Brain, a companion to the PBS series of the same name, as well as The Mind and The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own, he lives in Washington, D.C.

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