'This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.'Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It's a journey that will take you into the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, genocide, brain surgery, robotics, and the search for immortality. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see: you.
Canongate Books; November 2015
- ISBN: 9781782116592
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: The Brain
- Author: David Eagleman
Imprint: Canongate Books
About The Author
David Eagleman is an assistant professor of neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, where he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action as well as the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law. His scientific research is published in journals from Science to Nature, and his neuroscience books include Re-wire: The Shape-Shifting Brain and Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia. He is also the author of the international fiction bestseller, Sum, and Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain. He is the writer and presenter of the companion BBC television series The Brain.