Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life

Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life Author Sandra Aamodt
ISBN-10 1565125606
ISBN-13 9781596912830
Year 2008-03-04
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Bloomsbury USA
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You The Owner s Manual for the brain an expert comprehensive and lively guide that makes sense of all the latest scientific findings about how your brain really works We are using our brains at practically every moment of our lives and yet few of us have the first idea how they work Much of what we think we know comes from folklore that we only use 10 percent of our brain or that drinking kills brain cells These and other brain myths are wrong as demonstrated by the work of neuroscientists who have spent decades studying this complex organ However most of what scientists have learned is not known to the world outside their laboratories In this readable lively book Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang dispel common myths about the brain and provide a comprehensive useful overview of how it really works In its pages you ll discover how to cope with jet lag how your brain affects your religion and how men s and women s brains differ With witty accessible prose decorated by charts trivia quizzes and illustrations this book is great for quick reference or extended reading Both practical and fun Welcome to Your Brain is perfect whether you want to impress your friends or simply use your brain better

Kafka On The Shore

Kafka On The Shore Author Haruki Murakami
ISBN-10 9781448103690
Release 2011-10-10
Pages 512