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Jarrett, Christian

Great Myths of the Brain

Jarrett, Christian - Great Myths of the Brain, ebook

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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

 

 

Keywords: Cognitive Neuropsychology & Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroscience, brain, human brain, brain myths, cognitive neuroscience, cognition, anthropology, medicine, psychology, psychiatry

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Great Myths of Psychology
Page amount
352 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118312704
Printed ISBN
9781118312711

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