Making up the Mind: How the Brain Creates Our Mental World

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Wiley, May 29, 2007 - Psychology - 248 pages
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Written by one of the world’s leading neuroscientists, Making Up the Mind is the first accessible account of experimental studies showing how the brain creates our mental world.

  • Uses evidence from brain imaging, psychological experiments and studies of patients to explore the relationship between the mind and the brain
  • Demonstrates that our knowledge of both the mental and physical comes to us through models created by our brain
  • Shows how the brain makes communication of ideas from one mind to another possible

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User Review  - Kostas - Goodreads

Chris Frith is a neuropsychologist with direct research experience in the subject matter he writes about, and this shows. Instead of endlessly speculating about what consciousness is, an approach ... Read full review

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Easy to read and complex concepts are absorbed with little head confusion Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Chris Frith is Professor in Neuropsychology at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London. His publications include Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction (2003, with Eve C. Johnstone) and The Neuroscience of Social Interaction (2004, edited with Daniel Wolpert).

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