Brain Sense

Brain Sense

The Science of the Senses and How We Process the World Around Us

Book - 2009
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Have you ever wondered why you remember color images and scenes so much better than those in black and white? Or do you ponder why that first cup of morning coffee tastes better than anything you'll have all day? The answer lies in the way our brains interpret and process the sights, smells, sounds, tastes, and touches that make up our lives. Brain Sense explores the latest research on brain function and the senses and offers fascinating new insights about what makes us tick. The book melds interviews with renowned scientists with stories of everyday experiences to illustrate how our brains process the world around us. Divided into parts, one for each sense, Brain Sense reveals: - why what you eat and drink is not necessarily what you taste - how we respond to pheromones - how the body reacts to touch - how music changes how the brain works - the real truth about the sixth sense - how the brain's electrical responses affect hearing Both enlightening and engaging, this book will help us more fully understand the elusive mysteries of the human brain. "
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, c2009
ISBN: 9780814413241
0814413242
Branch Call Number: 152.1 B9165b 2009
Characteristics: xiv, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Sep 13, 2010

The book claims the old theories are wrong, but all it is doing is replacing them with new theories on how the brain works. I will wait until they are actual facts.

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