Introducing Mind and Brain

A Graphic Guide
Product Number: WEB256564
Released: Apr 05, 2018
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781785783142
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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How do emotions affect your basic decision making? Why do certain smells prompt long-forgotten memories, and what makes us suddenly self-conscious?How does the biological organ, the brain, give rise to all of the thoughts in your head - enable you to think, to feel, to be conscious and aware - to have 'a mind'?Introducing Mind and Brain explains what the sciences have to say about planning and action, language, memory, attention, emotions and vision. It traces the historical development of ideas about the brain and its function from antiquity to the age of neuro-imaging.Clearly explained by Professor of Psychology Angus Gellatly and award-winning artist Oscar Zarate, they invite you to take a fresh look at the nature of mind, consciousness and personal identity.

Original Publish Date: Apr 05, 2018

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