9780814413241

Brain Sense: The Science of the Senses and How We Process the World Around Us

  • ISBN 13:

    9780814413241

  • ISBN 10:

    0814413242

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 09/28/2009
  • Publisher: Amacom Books

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"Brynie is good at making the complex understandable and entertaining a digestible feast for the interested layman." - Internet Review of Books "Written in a readable style a good resource for a classroom or school library included with diagrams that are easy to read." - NSTA "Recommends...fascinating look at what it means to be human and conscious... exciting preview of treatments that doctors might one day achieve." - The Futurist"Author makes even the most complex and abstruse research come alive and make sense....A delightful, informative read. Highly recommended." - Choice magazineHave you ever wondered why you remember color images and scenes so much better than those in black and white? Or do you ponder why that first cup of morning coffee tastes better than anything you'll have all day? The answer lies in the way our brains interpret and process the sights, smells, sounds, tastes, and touches that make up our lives. Brain Sense explores the latest research on brain function and the senses and offers fascinating new insights about what makes us tick. The book melds interviews with renowned scientists with stories of everyday experiences to illustrate how our brains process the world around us.

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