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Idiot brain : what your head is really up to / Dean Burnett.

Burnett, Dean, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Public Library - Hanover 612.8 BUR (Text) 39391100258472 Non-Fiction Checked out 12/22/2016
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 612.8 BUR (Text) 34330512993396 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
South Whitley Community Public Library - South Whitley 612.8 BUR (Text) 30402004663102 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 612.8 BUR (Text) 31951004125040 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/08/2016

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  • ISBN: 9780393253788 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393253783 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 328 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Mind controls : how the brain regulates the body, and usually makes a mess of things -- Memories are made of this (some assembly required) : the human memory system, and its strange features -- We have nothing to fear but fear itself, and clowns : the many ways in which the brain makes us constantly scared -- Think you're clever, do you? : the baffling and complex science of intelligence -- You see this chapter coming? : the haphazard properties of the brain's observational systems -- You say you have a 'great personality', but how can you be sure? : the complex and confusing properties of personality -- Group hug! : how the brain is influenced by other people -- When the brain breaks down ... mental health problems, and how they come about -- Afterword.
Subject: Consciousness > Popular works.
Brain > Popular works.
Neurosciences > Popular works.
Memory > Popular works.

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