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Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the field of neuroscience by examining popular myths about the human brain.   Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature Looks at enduring myths such as “Do we only use 10% of our brain?”, “Pregnant women lose their mind”, “Right-brained people are more creative” and many more. Delves into myths relating to specific brain disorders, including epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others Written engagingly and accessibly for students and lay readers alike, providing a unique introduction to the study of the brain Teaches readers how to spot neuro hype and neuro-nonsense claims in the media    

Hardcover:

9781118624500 | Blackwell Pub, November 17, 2014, cover price $87.95

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9781118312711 | Blackwell Pub, November 17, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the field of neuroscience by examining popular myths about the human brain.

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Product Description: The Rough Guide to Psychology looks at the question psychologists have been asking for over a hundred years: why are we the way we are? It starts with you, your mind and brain, broadening out to look at your friends and other relationships, then finally on to crowds, mobs and religion...read more

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9781848364608 | Rough Guides, March 21, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The Rough Guide to Psychology looks at the question psychologists have been asking for over a hundred years: why are we the way we are?

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Product Description: A concise but knowledgeable introduction to some of the most important scientific theories, this book discusses topics including chaos theory, natural selection, Schrödinger's cat, and relativity in no more than two pages, 300 words, and a single illustration...read more
By Jim Al-Khalili (collaborator), Susan Blackmore (collaborator), Michael Brooks (collaborator), John Gribbin (collaborator) and Christian Jarrett (collaborator)

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9788498014419 | Blume, March 1, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A concise but knowledgeable introduction to some of the most important scientific theories, this book discusses topics including chaos theory, natural selection, Schrödinger's cat, and relativity in no more than two pages, 300 words, and a single illustration.

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