We Are Our Brains

We Are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

Computing & Internet , Science, Study & Work, Smart Thinking, Non-Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/01/2015
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We Are Our Brains
This book is about the most important of our organs - the one that doesn't just make us who we are, it is who we are. The author is clearly passionate abou... READ MORE
Steven at Aberdeen

Synopsis

Everything we think, do and refrain from doing is determined by our brain. From religion to sexuality, it shapes our potential, our desires and our characters. Taking us through every stage in our lives, from the womb to falling in love to old age, Dick Swaab shows that we don't just have brains: we are our brains.

'A blockbuster about the brain ... provocative, fascinating, remarkable' Clive Cookson, Financial Times

'A giant in the field' Zoe Williams, Guardian

'Engrossing, intriguing and enlightening' Robin Ince

'Enchantingly written' The Times Higher Education

'Wide-ranging, fun and informative ... as an ice-breaker at parties, it is unmatched' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141978239
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 326g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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