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Welcome to Your Brain By Sam Wang

Welcome to Your Brain by Sam Wang

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Summary

- When I drink, am I killing my brain cells? Written by two top neuroscientists, they dispel all the myths (such as we only ever use 10% of our brains!), and show how understanding your brain can also be useful.

Welcome to Your Brain Summary

Welcome to Your Brain: The Science of Jet Lag, Love and Other Curiosities of Life by Sam Wang

- When I drink, am I killing my brain cells? - Does cramming for an exam work? - Why can't you tickle yourself? - Can you improve your brain with video games? - Why is looking at a photograph harder than playing chess? Written with a light touch, but using hard science, Welcome to your Brain will answer all the questions you've ever had about how that amazing three pounds in your skull works - and how you can help it work better. Written by two top neuroscientists, they dispel all the myths (such as we only ever use 10% of our brains!), and show how understanding your brain can also be useful. Full of practical tips for improving your noggin, as well plenty of stories to amuse your friends, Welcome to your Brain will be the most accessible, and the most fascinating, book on your grey matter that you could ever hope to read.

About Sam Wang

Samuel Wang is an associate professor of neuroscience and molecular biology at Princeton University. An awardwinning scientist, and public speaker, he is also known for developing a new method for understanding presidential election polls. He met his co author at a brass band performance. Sandra Aamodt is the editor in chief of Nature Neuroscience, the leading scientific journal in the field of brain research. She spent four years doing postdoctoral research at Yale and lectures widely. She lives in California with her husband, a professor in neuroscience.

Additional information

GOR001378775
9781846040771
1846040779
Welcome to Your Brain: The Science of Jet Lag, Love and Other Curiosities of Life by Sam Wang
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Ebury Publishing
2008-04-03
240
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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