What happened along the evolutionary trail that made humans so unique? In his accessible style, Michael Gazzaniga pinpoints the change that made us thinking, sentient humans different from our predecessors. He explores what makes human brains special, the importance of language and art in defining the human condition, the nature of human consciousness, and even artificial intelligence.
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Review: Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us UniqueUser Review - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads
Focusing on what makes human beings unique, Gazzaniga reviews the latest research across many scientific disciplines. It's all good, and written in an enjoyably informal style, but he's at his best in ... Read full review
Review: Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us UniqueUser Review - William Schram - Goodreads
This book is quite good. It describes recent (circa 2008) developments in neurology, neuroscience, anthropology and other fields of interest to describe the differences between people and animals. It ... Read full review