Brain Cognition and Memory
Frames of Mind
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Paperback ISBN: 0465025102
Aruges that all human beings are born with a multiplicity of intelligences which can, and should, be developed by society to achieve great individual accomplishment and to fulfill greater social goals
This Is Your Brain on Music
The Science of a Human Obsession
Hardcover ISBN: 0525949690
A scientific exploration of the relationship between the mind and music draws on recent findings in the fields of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to discuss such topics as the sources of musical tastes, the brain's discernible responses to music, and the cultural origins of musical senses. 20,000 first printing. First serial, Discover Magazine.
A Very Short Introduction
Paperback ISBN: 0192893211
For people with little or no knowledge of the science of human intelligence, this volume takes readers to a stage where they are able to make judgments for themselves about the key questions of human mental ability. Each chapter addresses a central scientific issue but does so in a way that is lively and completely accessible. Issues discussed include whether there are several different types of intelligence, whether intelligence differences are caused by genes or the environment, the biological basis of intelligence levels, and whether intelligence declines as we grow older.
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.
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.
Mind Wide Open
Your Brain And The Neuroscience Of Everyday Life
Paperback ISBN: 0743241665
A tour of today's cutting-edge brain research challenges readers to reevaluate the essence of human personality and fate, explaining how the brain predicts and processes events, describing breakthroughs in biofeedback technology, citing the sources of creativity and ideas, and offering insight into brain neurochemistry. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.