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The consciousness instinct

Gazzaniga, Michael S.

The consciousness instinct

unraveling the mystery of how the brain makes the mind

by Gazzaniga, Michael S.

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain,
  • Mind and body,
  • Consciousness,
  • Cognitive neuroscience

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-256) and index.

    StatementMichael S. Gazzaniga
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .G386 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 pages
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954323M
    ISBN 100374715505
    ISBN 109780374715502
    LC Control Number2017038333
    OCLC/WorldCa988048434

      3. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby Not strictly a book about consciousness, I include Bauby’s memoir because it demonstrates . Captivating and accessible, with insights drawn from a lifetime at the forefront of the field, The Consciousness Instinct sets the course for the neuroscience of tomorrow. -- Publisher. format_broomfield: Book: format_category_broomfield: Books: id: 03eebb-bfcd10da: isbn: item_details.

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    'The consciousness instinct'—New book examines the mystery of how the brain makes the mind 9 May , by Chantal Peterson Credit: University of California - Santa Barbara.   'The consciousness instinct'—New book examines the mystery of how the brain makes the mind. Recommended for you.


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