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Ebook The Great Brain Book: an Inside Look at the Inside of Your Head by H.P. Newquist read! Book Title: The Great Brain Book: an Inside Look at the Inside of Your Head
The author of the book: H.P. Newquist
Language: English
ISBN: 0439458951
ISBN 13: 9780439458955
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 785 KB
Edition: Scholastic Nonfiction
Date of issue: March 1st 2005

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The anatomy, functions, surgery, care and feeding, historical discovery, and imminent improvements of this complex and powerful organ in an "oh-wow!" package. High interest with just a touch of yuck.

Understanding the brain is one of the biggest challenges facing scientists. We still don't know how the brain creates thoughts! Newquist peels back the layers of the brain to explain what it's made of, how it works, and how to make your brain work for you. From eyeballs to neurons, vivid illustrations show pieces of its complex structure.
The historical chapter details how Egyptians scooped out the brains of mummies, and how phrenology developed. Brain surgery and brain abnormalities are explained, as is the function of sleep and dreams. An informal and intriguing look inside your head.

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Ebook The Great Brain Book: an Inside Look at the Inside of Your Head read Online! HP Newquist's books and articles have been published all over the world, and his writing has been translated into languages from kanji to farsi.
All told, he has written more than two dozen books and hundreds of articles, along with numerous awards and citations.

His writing spans a vast array of interests and issues. In the late 1980s and 1990s he wrote extensively about artificial intelligence (AI), compiling a body of work that is arguably the most extensive coverage of the AI business created to date.

Newquist became an editorial columnist for Computerworld, and a contributor to Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, the Financial Technology Report, and Music Technology magazine. These led, perhaps not so naturally, to the Editor-In-Chief position at GUITAR magazine. He contributed to a host of other music magazines, including Billboard, Guitar Player, Guitar Shop, InTune, and Musician's Planet.

Along the way, he wrote two documentary films--one of which was nominated for an Emmy Award--and created technology entries for Microsoft's Encarta encyclopedia, while writing architecture and travel pieces for The New York Press.

Meanwhile, his work was cited and reviewed in the New York Times, the Economist, Variety, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and hundreds of other publications around the world. He won some awards in the process.

Newquist's books cover the same array of topics as his magazine articles, from brain science and space exploration to legendary guitarists and the strangeness of the Internet. To date, he has written over two dozen books. And he's already committed to writing many more.


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