logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

How the Brain Works : The Facts Visually Explained, Hardback Book

How the Brain Works : The Facts Visually Explained Hardback

Description

Are men's and women's brains really different? Why are teenagers impulsive and rebellious? And will it soon be possible to link our brains together via the Cloud?

Drawing on the latest neuroscience research, this visual guide makes the hidden workings of the human brain simple to understand.

How the Brain Works begins with an introduction to the brain's anatomy, showing you how to tell your motor cortex from your mirror neurons.

Moving on to function, it explains how the brain works constantly and unnoticed to regulate heartbeat and breathing, and how it collects information to produce the experiences of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.

The chapters that follow cover memory and learning, consciousness and personality, and emotions and communication. There's also a guide to the brain's disorders, including physical problems, such as tumours and strokes, and psychological and functional disorders, ranging from autism to schizophrenia.

Illustrated with bold graphics and step-by-step artworks, and peppered with bite-sized factoids and question-and-answer features, this is the perfect introduction to the fascinating world of the human brain.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9780241403372

Other Formats

Save 29%

£16.99

£11.99

We're closed for now, but hopefully not for long…

You can still add items to your basket and wishlist but you won't be able to checkout.