Brain Cognition and Memory
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The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why
The Geography of Thought
How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why
Paperback      ISBN: 0743255356
An award-winning professor of psychology examines the divergent ways in which eastern and western cultures view the world, offering suggestions about how today's interdependent global cultures may be bridged. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf
Seeing Voices
A Journey into the World of the Deaf
Paperback      ISBN: 0060973471
A renowned neurologist investigates the world of the deaf, examining their past and present treatment at the hands of society, and assesses the value and significance of sign language
Animals In Translation: Using The Mysteries Of Autism To Decode Animal Behavior
Animals In Translation
Using The Mysteries Of Autism To Decode Animal Behavior
Paperback      ISBN: 0156031442
An animal scientist draws on her experience as an autistic to identify commonalities between animals and autistics, offering insight into how animals process sensory information and how they often possess unrecognized talents.
The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own: Insights from a Practicing Neurologist
The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own
Insights from a Practicing Neurologist
Paperback      ISBN: 0517880806
Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain. "By all means let Richard Restak take you on this lively journey to the very roots of our being. Along the way you will gain new understanding of consciousness, dreams, drugs, emotions, memory loss, and many kindred subjects."--William Warner Line drawings.
Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain
Descartes' Error
Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain
Paperback      ISBN: 0380726475
Linking the process of rational decision making to emotions, a scientist who has done extensive research with brain-damaged patients notes the dependence of thought processes on feelings and the body's survival-oriented regulators
A Mind at a Time: America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
A Mind at a Time
America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
Paperback      ISBN: 0743202236
A professor of pediatrics reveals the many modes of learning and arms parents and teachers with the knowledge they need to help children prosper in a school environment.
Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery Of The Brain--and How It Changed The World
Soul Made Flesh
The Discovery Of The Brain--and How It Changed The World
Paperback      ISBN: 0743272056
A study of a momentous scientific breakthrough describes British physician Thomas Willis's first examination of an intact human brain in 1663; the revolutionary discovery that the brain was the central organ that governed the human body, memory, reasoning, and emotion; and the influence of that discovery on modern science. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century
Intelligence Reframed
Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century
Hardcover      ISBN: 0465026109
The Harvard psychologist continues his work on multiple intelligences, offering new theories on the origins of creativity, leadership, and moral thought
Mozart's Brain and the Fighter Pilot: Unleashing Your Brain's Potential
Mozart's Brain and the Fighter Pilot
Unleashing Your Brain's Potential
Paperback      ISBN: 0609810057
Integrating the latest research into brain science and psychology, the noted neurologist introduces a practical program for enhancing one's cognitive abilities, organizing thoughts and ideas, strengthening sensory capacities, and developing emotional memory. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Right Hand, Left Hand: The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms, and Cultures
Right Hand, Left Hand
The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms, and Cultures
Hardcover      ISBN: 0674009533
Seeks to explore the nature of left- and right-handedness in nature and history, addressing such topics as the cognitive differences of left-handed people, the reason Arabic and Hebrew writing goes from right to left, and the reason tornadoes spin according to their hemispheres. (Science & Mathematics)