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Great Myths of the Brain

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Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the field of neuroscience by examining popular myths about the human brain. Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature Looks at enduring myths such as "Do we only use 10% of our brain?", "Pregnant women lose their mind", "Right-brained people are more creative" and many more. Delves into myths relating to specific brain disorders, including epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others Written engagingly and accessibly for students and lay readers alike, providing a unique introduction to the study of the brain Teaches readers how to spot neuro hype and neuro-nonsense claims in the media

Product code: 9781118312711

ISBN 9781118312711
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H230xW163xS18
Series Great Myths of Psychology
No. Of Pages 352
On Sale Date 03/10/2014
Great Myths of the Human Brain utilizes cutting edge research in its comprehensive examination of dozens of myths surrounding the function of the human brain. Issues relating to brain myths are backed by the latest research and presented in an entertaining and accessible manner by an award-winning author. .