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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 10.95
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. ?It is Dr. Sacks?s gift that he has found a way to enlarge our experience and understanding of what the human is.? ? The Wall Street Journal Dubbed ?the poet laureate of medicine? by The New York Times, Oliver... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
In this compelling, cutting-edge book, two generations of science writers explore the exciting science of ?body maps? in the brain?and how startling new discoveries about the mind-body connection can change and improve our lives. Why do you still feel fat after losing weight? What makes video games so addictive? How can ?practicing? your favorite sport... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 51.00
A collection that presents seven studies in contemporary cognitive neuroscience which have come to be viewed as classic experiments. It covers the main sub-disciplines of cognitive neuroscience. It discusses the impact of the study, how it advanced research in the area and the influence it has had on their own and others' experimental designs. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Do religious experiences come from God, or are they merely the random firing of neurons in the brain? Drawing on his own research with Carmelite nuns, neuroscientist Mario Beauregard shows that genuine, life-changing spiritual events can be documented. He offers compelling evidence that religious experiences have a nonmaterial origin, making a convincing... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
This exciting, timely book combines cutting-edge findings in neuroscience with examples from history and recent headlines to offer new insights into who we are. Introducing the new science of cultural biology, born of advances in brain imaging, computer modeling, and genetics, Drs. Quartz and Sejnowski demystify the dynamic engagement between brain... more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 19.95
From a leading neuroscience researcher, an exploration of the neural basis of optimism, and how the brain simulates the future. How does the brain generate hope? How does it trick us into moving forward? What happens when it fails? How do the brains of optimists differ from those of pessimists? Psychologists have long been aware that most people tend... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 89.95
Make your way through the epilepsy maze Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition. There are many modern treatment options, and treatment should nowadays be tailored to an individual patient. But identification of the best therapy can be a labyrinthine process. The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment provides a practical pathfinder for treating epilepsy... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00
This interdisciplinary work contains the most sustained attempt at developing and defending one of the few genuine theories of consciousness. Following the lead of David Rosenthal, the author argues for the so-called 'higher-order thought theory of consciousness'. This theory holds that what makes a mental state conscious is the presence of a suitable... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00
Higher-Order (HO) theories of consciousness have in common the idea that what makes a mental state conscious is that it is the object of some kind of higher-order representation. This volume presents fourteen previously unpublished essays both defending and criticizing this approach to the problem of consciousness. It is the first anthology devoted... more...