The mind

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Bantam Books, Oct 1, 1988 - Fiction - 328 pages
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Elaborating on the theme that biology is reflected in behavior and behavior in biology ("nature vs. nurture" theory), Dr. Restak positions both schools of thought as legitimate ways of studying what it means to be human and how and why the mind works as it does. 4-color illustrations.

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User Review  - breeks - LibraryThing

A good introduction to various aspects relating to the brain and dimensions of the mind. Subjects cover Altzeimer's, brain damage, brain development, etc. Restak makes a very difficult subject helpful to the average lay person who is searching for answers to the question, "Who am I?" Read full review

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Although written as a corollary to a new nine-part PBS series being aired this fall, The Mind stands independently as a good source of information for the layperson. Following the same pattern he used ... Read full review


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Richard Restak, M.D., is a neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and clinical professor of neurology at George Washington University Medical Center. He is the author of the bestselling book 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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