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Description - The Brain-Shaped Mind by Naomi Goldblum

Will brain scientists ever be able to read our minds? Why are some things harder to remember than others? Based on recent brain research and neural network modelling, The Brain-Shaped Mind addresses these, and other, questions, and provides a clear account of how the structure of the brain influences the workings of the mind. Neuroscientists are now learning about our minds by examining how the neurones in the brain are connected with one another and the surrounding environment. This book explores how neural networks enable us to recognise objects and learn new things, and what happens when things go wrong. The reader is taken on a fascinating journey into what is arguably one of the most complicated and remarkable aspects of our lives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521000949
ISBN-10: 0521000947
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Pages: 148
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Naomi Goldblum

Born in New York, Naomi Goldblum was originally educated in mathematics at the Yeshiva University. She later moved to Israel where, at the Hebrew University, she extended her interests to the field of psychology. Her doctorate was entitled 'A psycholinguistic study of the metaphor'. Naomi Goldblum is now a lecturer in psychology at Bar-Ilan University, where she specialises in cognitive psychology, in particular psycholinguistics and the processes involved in creative endeavours.

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