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The Brain Book

Development, Function, Disorder, Health
Ashwell, Ken W. S. (Book - 2012 )
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The brain (and mental health) is the most important medical issue of our time. Just two handfuls in size and made of billions of nerve and ganglial cells, the living brain controls our thoughts, movements, behavior and emotions. It is the seat of our consciousness, yet scientists are still discovering how the living brain actually works. The Brain Book combines the latest image technology with easy-to-understand authoritative text. Written by an international team of medical experts on brain science, it covers all aspects of brain function, from development and disorders, to the nature of consciousness, through to the aging brain and brain diseases. Topics include brain chemistry, memory, the teenage brain, illusions and hallucinations, music and the brain, sleep and wakefulness, anesthetics, degenerative brain disease and much more. - Publisher.
Authors: Ashwell, Ken W. S.
Title: The brain book
development, function, disorder, health
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2012
Characteristics: 352 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ken Ashwell ; foreword by Richard Restak
Notes: Includes index
Summary: The brain (and mental health) is the most important medical issue of our time. Just two handfuls in size and made of billions of nerve and ganglial cells, the living brain controls our thoughts, movements, behavior and emotions. It is the seat of our consciousness, yet scientists are still discovering how the living brain actually works. The Brain Book combines the latest image technology with easy-to-understand authoritative text. Written by an international team of medical experts on brain science, it covers all aspects of brain function, from development and disorders, to the nature of consciousness, through to the aging brain and brain diseases. Topics include brain chemistry, memory, the teenage brain, illusions and hallucinations, music and the brain, sleep and wakefulness, anesthetics, degenerative brain disease and much more. - Publisher.
ISBN: 1770851267
9781770851269
Branch Call Number: 612.82 A831b 2012
Subject Headings: Brain
Topical Term: Brain
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