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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 14.95
Using the acronym S.C.A.R.E.D, this guide offers strategies and techniques that will be valuable to anyone in a first response position. The authors have created a training programme to explain the autistic experience and mindset, and guide the interventions of first responders to autistic individuals in crisis. 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$ 13.49
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$ 12.79
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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 95.95 US$ 83.16
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... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 102.00
Sleep and wakefulness undergo important changes with age. Awakening, a crucial event in the sleep-wake rhythm, is a transition implying complex physiological mechanisms. Its involvement in sleep disturbances is also well known. This collective volume is the first attempt to systematically approach awakening across development.A methodological section... 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...