Brainscapes: An Introduction to What Neuroscience Has Learned About the Structure, Function, and Abilities of theBrain

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Hyperion, Oct 10, 1996 - Medical - 160 pages
A comprehensive overview of the workings and abilities of the brain covers its structure and components, how it functions consciously and unconsciously, the ways in which brain cells communicate with one another and other parts of the body, and much more. Reprint. AB.

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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


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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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