Britannica Guide to the Brain, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1593392265
  • ISBN-13: 9781593392260
  • DDC: 612.8
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released July 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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The Brain is part of the Britannica Guide Series that offers reassessing what we really know. The Britannica Guides series offers an essential introduction to many of the key issues of our time. Clear, accurate, and meticulously researched, the series gives both background and analysis for when you need to know for sure what is really happening in the world, whether you are an expert, student, or traveler.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Illustrations.
1: What Is the Brain?.
2: The Brain: A Guided Tour.
3: How the Brain Works.
4: Looking at the Brain.
5: What Is Psychology?.
6: Memory, Intelligence, and the Mind.
7: Behaviour and Emotions.
8: Memory and Language.
9: Intelligence – Human and Artificial.
10: The Science of Sleep.
11: The Mind and Consciousness.
12: What Happens When Things Go Wrong?.
13: Illness and Therapy.
14: Mental Disorders.
15: Drugs and the Brain.
16: The Ageing Brain.
17: On the Cutting Edge of Brain Research.