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For 50 years, the world’s most brilliant neuroscientists have struggled to understand how human brains really work. Today, says Dale Purves, the dominant research agenda may have taken us as far as it can--and neuroscientists may be approaching a paradigm shift.

In this highly personal book, Purves reveals how we got to this point and offers his notion of where neuroscience may be headed next. Purves guides you through a half-century of the most influential ideas in neuroscience and introduces the extraordinary scientists and physicians who created and tested them.

Purves offers a critical assessment of the paths that neuroscience research has taken, their successes and their limitations, and then introduces an alternative approach for thinking about brains. Building on new research on visual perception, he shows why common ideas about brain networks can’t be right and uncovers the factors that determine our subjective experience. The resulting insights offer a deeper understanding of what it means to be human.

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Interesting. Green.

Follow up: "Zombies: How They Seem to Work." Just don't put both books on the same Kindle...

If you click on the link and get the book for FREE, your "brain seems to work" alright...

My brains not working ... You purchased this item on June 12, 2012.

I had no clue that I already have this.


Was the book's title chosen by Dr. Spaceman?

On Amazon.zombies this is in Cookbooks section.

Redbeard25 said:   Follow up: "Zombies: How They Seem to Work." Just don't put both books on the same Kindle...

prostoalex said:   On Amazon.zombies this is in Cookbooks section.

prostoalex said:   On Amazon.zombies this is in Cookbooks section.

This book is in the cookbook section for zombies...zomazon.com

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