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- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95
In the tradition of Oliver Sacks, a tour of the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer?s disease, ecstatic epilepsy, Cotard?s syndrome, out-of-body experiences, and other disorders?revealing the awesome power of the human sense of self from a master of science journalism Anil Ananthaswamy?s extensive in-depth interviews venture... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 23.99
Planarians, a class of flatworm, are extraordinary: they possess the remarkable ability to regenerate lost body parts, including complete regeneration of the nervous system. If cut into pieces, each piece of the planarian can regenerate into a complete organism. They are also unique among invertebrates in that they display addiction-like behaviors... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2015; US$ 32.00
Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the ?disease model? of addiction is wrong and illuminates the path to recovery. The psychiatric establishment and rehab industry in the Western world have branded addiction a brain disease, based on evidence that brains change... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 29.95
Now a New York Times Bestseller! The bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness In The Brain That Changes Itself , Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in four hundred years: the discovery that the brain... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Interest in techniques to control the brain and thereby improve its function has surged, yet how realistic are these expectations and what are the ethical implications? This book reviews the main techniques of controlling brain processes for medical purposes, situating them within ethical and legal debates on autonomy and fairness. more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 20.99
An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age. Psychiatrist and researcher Norman Doidge, MD, travelled around the United States to meet the brilliant scientists... more...
- Pearson Education 2012; US$ 72.99
3 remarkable books reveal what neuroscientists have just learned about your brain ? and you! Neuroscientists have made absolutely stunning discoveries about the brain: discoveries that are intimately linked to everything from your health and happiness to the age-old debate on free will. In these three extraordinary books, leading scientists... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 175.95
Written by an international team of experts from the Tara Oceans Marine Biology Imaging Platform (TAOMI), this is the first and only compendium on marine imaging technologies, and includes all known underwater as well as on-land techniques. TAOMI is imaging the largest collection of marine organisms in recent history, ranging from viruses to corals,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95
?Everywhere I looked it seemed that we were being defined by what our brains were doing . . . Everywhere, there were hucksters and geniuses, all trying to colonize the new world of the brain.? ?I?d never been a science person,? Casey Schwartz declares at the beginning of her far-reaching quest to understand how we define ourselves. Nevertheless,... more...