Phantoms in the Brain: Human Nature and the Architecture of the Mind

Author: V.S. Ramachandran

Phantoms in The Brain’ takes a revolutionary new approach to theories of the brain, from one of the world’s leading experimental neurologists…..Read More

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The Prince

Here is the world's most famous master plan for seizing and holding power. Astonishing in its candor The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what… Continue Reading Posted in: Economics, Political Philosophy, Political Science Forms Of Government, U.S. Political Science, War

The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country to meet both the… Continue Reading Posted in: Anatomy, Case Reports, Case Studies, Neuroscience, Rehabilitation [Mesh]

The Language Instinct: The New Science of Language and Mind

Simply by making noises with our mouths, we can reliably cause precise new combinations of ideas to arise in each other's minds. The ability comes so naturally that we are… Continue Reading Posted in: Cognition, Keo, Verbal Learning : Psychology

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is populated by a cast as strange as that of the most fantastic fiction. The subject of this strange and wonderful… Continue Reading Posted in: Case Studies, Foreign Language Reference, Mental Disorders, Pathological, Psychology

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Haroun's father is the greatest of all storyletters. His magical stories bring laughter to the sad city of Alifbay. But one day something goes wrong and his father runs out… Continue Reading Posted in: Children's Books England 1990, Children's Stories, Short Stories England 1990

How the Mind Works

In this follow-up to The Language Instinct, the author extends the Darwinian cognitive approach of his previous book to the mind in general, covering its aspects from vision, memory and… Continue Reading Posted in: Bibliography, Brain [Mesh], Neuropsychology [Mesh]

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks has been hailed by the New York Times as 'one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century'. In this eagerly awaited new book, the subject of… Continue Reading Posted in: Bibliography, Music Encyclopedias, Musical Philosophy & Social Aspects, Physiological Aspects, Psychology

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