Nonficionado Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Q&A | May 12, 2015

    Aleksandar Hemon: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Aleksandar Hemon



    Describe your latest book. The Making of Zombie Wars is a roller-coaster ride of violence and sex. The main character, Joshua Levin, is a modestly... Continue »
    1. $18.20 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      The Making of Zombie Wars

      Aleksandar Hemon 9780374203412

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Hawthorne Psychology- Cognitive Science

Tell-Tale Brain: Unlocking the Mystery of Human Nature

by

Tell-Tale Brain: Unlocking the Mystery of Human Nature Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

V. S. Ramachandran is at the forefront of his field-so much so that Richard Dawkins dubbed him the Marco Polo of neuroscience. Now, in a major new work, Ramachandran sets his sights on the mystery of human uniqueness. Taking us to the frontiers of neurology, he reveals what baffling and extreme case studies can teach us about normal brain function and how it evolved. Synesthesia becomes a window into the brain mechanisms that make some of us more creative than others. And autism--for which Ramachandran opens a new direction for treatment--gives us a glimpse of the aspect of being human that we understand least: self-awareness. Ramachandran tackles the most exciting and controversial topics in neurology with a storyteller's eye for compelling case studies and a researcher's flair for new approaches to age-old questions. Tracing the strange links between neurology and behavior, this book unveils a wealth of clues into the deepest mysteries of the human brain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780434020249
Subtitle:
A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
Author:
Ramachandran, V S
Author:
Ramachandran, V.S.
Publisher:
Cornerstone
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Anatomy and Physiology
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

Other books you might like

  1. Scat Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. Deeply Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel
    Used Hardcover $8.95
  3. Living Dead in Dallas: Sookie...
    Used Mass Market $3.95
  4. Human Anatomy Coloring Book Used Pamphlet $3.50
  5. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's...
    Used Trade Paper $8.00
  6. Dead Until Dark: Sookie Stackhouse...
    Used Mass Market $2.95

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Cognitive Science
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Mind and Consciousness

Tell-Tale Brain: Unlocking the Mystery of Human Nature Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details pages Cornerstone - English 9780434020249 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.