Making Up the Mind
How the Brain Creates Our Mental World
By (author) Chris Frith
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Making Up the Mind by Chris Frith
Book DescriptionWritten by one of the world's leading neuroscientists, Making Up the Mind is the first accessible account of experimental studies showing how the brain creates our mental world. * Uses evidence from brain imaging, psychological experiments and studies of patients to explore the relationship between the mind and the brain * Demonstrates that our knowledge of both the mental and physical comes to us through models created by our brain * Shows how the brain makes communication of ideas from one mind to another possible
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405160223
(229mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Written by one of the world's leading neuroscientists, Making Up the Mind is the first accessible account of experimental studies showing how the brain creates our mental world.
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Author Biography - Chris Frith
Chris Frith is Professor in Neuropsychology at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London. His publications include Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction (2003, with Eve C. Johnstone) and The Neuroscience of Social Interaction (2004, edited with Daniel Wolpert).
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