The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own: Insights from a Practicing Neurologist

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Harmony Books, 1991 - Medical - 210 pages
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Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain. "By all means let Richard Restak take you on this lively journey to the very roots of our being. Along the way you will gain new understanding of consciousness, dreams, drugs, emotions, memory loss, and many kindred subjects."--William Warner Line drawings.

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THE BRAIN HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN: Insights form a Practicing Neurologist

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Restak (The Mind, 1988; The Brain, 1984, etc.) rests on his laurels a bit with these brief, breezy essays on technological innovations, ethical issues, and as-yet-unsolved mysteries in the fast ... Read full review

The brain has a mind of its own: insights from a practicing neurologist

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Restak, a neuropsychiatrist, gained notoriety with two PBS companion volumes, The Brain ( LJ 11/1/88) and The Mind ( LJ 10/15/84). His latest offering is a curious assortment of short essays that ... Read full review

Contents

MAPPING THE SPACES A MIND CAN ENTER
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EVERY LITTLE MOVEMENT
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KICKING THE HABIT 4 1
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About the author (1991)

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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