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How the brain works

a new understanding of human learning, emotion, and thinking

by Leslie A. Hart

  • 288 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeslie A. Hart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .H29
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5070354M
    ISBN 100465031021
    LC Control Number74079275


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How the Brain Works begins with an introduction to the brain's anatomy, showing you how to tell your motor cortex from your mirror neurons.

Moving on to function, it explains how the brain works constantly and unnoticed to regulate heartbeat and breathing, and how it collects information to produce the experiences of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.

The brain is the master organ of the body. The brain takes in all information relating to the body’s internal and external environments, and it produces the appropriate responses. In humans, the nervous system is divided into the central nervous system (CNS), which consists of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system [ ].

How Does the Brain Work?—Video that helps explain how the brain works. The Brain—Quizzes, game, and information to help kids learn more about the brain. Learn About the Human Brain—Video that explains the parts and functions of the human brain.

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Temporal Lobe of the Brain The temporal lobe is for p. It is well written and captivating with good examples that give you a thorough understanding of how the brain works, how it compensates, and how and why it sometimes fails. My only issue with the book is that its suppose to be written as an interesting read for the masses but it often feels like a text book.

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These brief videos provide an introductory appreciation of how we learn skills and information, move, think, feel, speak and remember. They are brought to you by the UCLA Brain Research Institute. Intelligence and the Brain: Recent Advances in Understanding How the Brain Works with Jeff Hawkins - Duration: University of California Television (UCTV) 45, views.

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Your Brain at Work — Summary. 21/02/ 30/12/ by Karl Niebuhr. This book will teach you how to maximize your mental resources. Our mental resources are limited, don’t multitask. Our brain’s ability to perform is limited.

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