A brain owner's manual from two leading neuroscientists, this fun and informative guide to the neuroscience of everyday life debunks myths about the brain.
Does drinking kill brain cells? Does listening to Mozart make your baby smarter? Most of us have no idea how our brain works. This funny, accessible book provides a guided tour of the mind, what it's made of, how it works and how it can go wrong. Included are diagrams, quizzes and "cocktail party tips."
About the Authors:
Sandra Aamodt (California) is editor in chief of Nature Neuroscience, the leading scientific journal in the field of brain research.
Sam Wang (New Jersey) is an associate professor of neuroscience and molecular biology at Princeton University. He has published over 40 articles in leading scientific journals such as Nature and Nature Neuroscience.