Description - The Human Brain by Susan Greenfield
Locked away remote from the rest of the body in its own custom-built casing of skull bone, with no intrinsic moving parts, the human brain remains a tantalising mystery. But now, more than ever before, we have the expertise to tackle this mystery - the last 20 years have seen astounding progress in brain research. Susan Greenfield begins by exploring the roles of different regions of the brain. She then switches to the opposite direction and examines how certain functions, such as movement and vision, are accommodated in the brain. She describes how a brain is made from a single fertilized egg, and the fate of the brain is traced through life as we see how it constantly changes as a result of experience to provide the essence of a unique individual.
Buy The Human Brain by Susan Greenfield from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(158mm x 200mm x 17mm)
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - The Human Brain by Susan Greenfield
Book Reviews - The Human Brain by Susan Greenfield
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Human Brain book by Susan Greenfield and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)
Author Biography - Susan Greenfield
Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords. Susan has written a range of books on issues relating to the mind and brain for the general reader. She appears regularly on radio and television and frequently gives talks to the public and private sector.
A Preview for this title is currently not available.