YOUR SUPERSTAR BRAIN


YOUR SUPERSTAR BRAIN

KAJA NORDENGEN    Book Number: 86349    Product format: Paperback

We go into the unexplored territories of the intricate human brain to unlock its secrets in this international bestseller. Can eating certain foods improve your memory? Can you activate the parts of your brain you don't use? Can you smile yourself to happiness? What is free will and do we really possess it? These questions and many more are uncovered as we explore the most wondrous, mysterious and irreplaceable organ, the brain. It makes you what you are and is the root of your personality and intelligence. It learns languages, creates memories and interprets complex patterns, but it also responsible for your bad decisions and rewards addictive behaviours. Neuroscientist Dr Kaja Nordengen describes in mesmerising detail both the brain's physical construction with neurons, synapses and the cerebral cortex, and also how it functions on a more abstract level - everything from when we fall in love to where we find our sense of self. Delves into split personality, multi-tasking, using your nose to remember, dementia as brain failure, bad moods are bad for you, Artificial Intelligence, social networks, addiction to sugar, coffee, nicotine, alcohol, your amazing sense of smell and taste, facial recognition, infrared and ultraviolet light and much more. 218pp in illustrated large softback.
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ISBN 9780349417226
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