True Creator of Everything How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
ISBN: HB: 9780300244632, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety...
Think Tank Forty Neuroscientists Explore the Biological Roots of Human Experience
ISBN: PB: 9780300248524, Yale University Press, January 2020
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Neuroscientist David J. Linden approached leading brain researchers and asked each the same question: "What idea about brain function would you most like to explain to the world?" Their responses make up this one-of-a-kind collection of popular scien...
Master and His Emissary The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
ISBN: PB: 9780300245929, Yale University Press, February 2019
616 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the 'rational' side, the superior partner to the right. But is this...
Brain Big Bangs, Behaviors, and Beliefs
ISBN: PB: 9780300205725, Yale University Press, April 2014
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 68 black&white illus.
After several million years of jostling for ecological space, only one survivor from a host of hominid species remains standing: us. Human beings are extraordinary creatures, and it is the unprecedented human brain that makes them so. In this delight...
Fatal Flaws How a Misfolded Protein Baffled Scientists and Changed the Way We Look at the Brain
ISBN: HB: 9780300189896, Yale University Press, April 2013
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Discovered and identified as the cause of mad cow disease only three decades ago, the prion is a protein molecule that, when misshapen in the brain, becomes fatal. Novel and controversial, prions have provoked a scientific revolution. They challenge...
Portrait of the Brain
ISBN: PB: 9780300158311, Yale University Press, July 2009
256 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this compelling book, neurologist Adam Zeman tells the stories of patients with a variety of neurological disorders, some familiar (epilepsy, chronic fatigue, stroke, memory loss) and others relatively mysterious (narcolepsy, chronic deja vu, comp...