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Great Myths of the Brain free pdf Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the field of neuroscience by examining popular myths about the human brain. * Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature * Looks at enduring myths such as "Do we only use 10% of our brain?", "Pregnant women lose their mind", "Right-brained people are more creative" and many more. * Delves into myths relating to specific brain disorders, including epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others * Written engagingly and accessibly for students and lay readers alike, providing a unique introduction to the study of the brain * Teaches readers how to spot neuro hype and neuro-nonsense claims in the media

About Christian Jarrett

Christian Jarrett has a PhD in Cognitive Neurosciencefrom the University of Manchester. He is editor of the BritishPsychological Society s Research Digest- author of theBrain Watch blog for WIRED- a blogger for Psychology Today-and columnist for 99U, the New York-based creativity think tank.Dr. Jarrett is also the author of The Rough Guide toPsychology (2011) and editor of 30 Second Psychology (IconBooks)


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Author : Christian Jarrett
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 17 October 2014
ISBN : 1118624505
EAN : 9781118624500
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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