The Human Brain

The Human Brain

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50 Ideas You Really Need to Know – The Human Brain

Moheb Costandi

Neuroscience is one of the most fascinating and complex areas of scientific research, with new advances being made every day. In 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know, neuroscientist Moheb Costandi condenses all we know about the brain and how it works into 50 introductions to the most important concepts.

Outlining both long-standing theories - such as the function of neurons and synaptic transmission - and cutting-edge ideas - including neuroethics and brain-computer interfacing - with straightforward narrative and clear illustrations, this app is a perfect beginner's guide to the most powerful and mysterious organ in the body.

Contents include:The nervous system, The nervous impulse, Sensory perception, Specialized brain regions, Bodily awareness, Free will, Differences between the male and female brain, Neurobiological basis for personality, Brain-damaged patients, Attention, Memory, Decision-making, Language processing, Cell death, The ageing brain, Neurodegeneration, Epigenetics, Brain scanning, Decoding, Cognitive enhancement, and many more.

Text © Moheb Costandi 2013


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