Human : The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique (Hardcover)

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A leading neuroscientist presents an accessible discussion of the psychological brain, drawing on the last fifty years of findings in such areas as language, memory, and biology to offer insight into the unique qualities of the human mind and the relevance of language and art in defining the human condition. 35,000 first printing. *Author: Gazzaniga, Michael S. *Subtitle: The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique *Publication Date: 2008/07/01 *Number of Pages: 447 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 6.50 *Height: 9.25

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060892883
SKU 206196028
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0060892889
Release Date 7/1/2008
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.5L x 1.25T
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Editors Note A leading neuroscientist presents an accessible discussion of the psychological brain, drawing on the last fifty years of findings in such areas as language, memory, and biology to offer insight into the unique qualities of the human mind and the relevance of language and art in defining the human condition. 35,000 first printing.
Editors Note 1 One of the world's leading neuroscientists explores how best to understand the human condition by examining the biological, psychological, and highly social nature of our species within the social context of our lives. What happened along the evolutionary trail that made humans so unique? In his widely accessible style, Michael Gazzaniga looks to a broad range of studies to pinpoint the change that made us thinking, sentient humans, different from our predecessors. Neuroscience has been fixated on the life of the psychological self for the past fifty years, focusing on the brain systems underlying language, memory, emotion, and perception. What it has not done is consider the stark reality that most of the time we humans are thinking about social processes, comparing ourselves to and estimating the intentions of others. In Human, Gazzaniga explores a number of related issues, including what makes human brains unique, the importance of language and art in defining the human condition, the nature of human consciousness, and even artificial intelligence.
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