Incognito

The Secret Lives of the Brain
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ISBN-13:
9781782112464
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.06.2016
Seiten:
290
Autor:
David Eagleman
Gewicht:
282 g
Format:
195x128x30 mm
Serie:
The Canons
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Eagleman, DavidDavid Eagleman, PhD, is a neuroscientist and internationally bestselling author. He teaches at Stanford University, is the creator and host of the Emmy-nominated television series The Brain, and is the CEO of Neosensory, a company that builds the next generation of neuroscience hardware. The author of seven other books, he lives in Silicon Valley in California.

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

*Why does your foot hit the brake pedal before you are conscious of danger ahead?*
*Why is it so difficult to keep a secret?*
*How is it possible to get angry at yourself: who, exactly, is mad at whom?*

In this sparkling and provocative book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain. Taking in brain damage, plane spotting, dating, drugs, beauty, infidelity, synaesthesia, criminal law, artificial intelligence and visual illusions, INCOGNITO is a thrilling subsurface exploration of the mind and all its contradictions.

David Eagleman's bestselling, sparkling and provocative book on neuroscience now part of the Canongate Canons series
A new cover edition of this sparkling and provocative book on neuroscience