Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 April 2021

544 Pages | 41 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198801634

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Mind Shift

How culture transformed the human brain

John Parrington

  • Draws on new scientific evidence to offer a substantive material explanation of self-conscious awareness in humans
  • Provides major new insights into the biological and social roots of mental disorders
  • Considers why human consciousness is unique compared to that of other species
  • Poses important questions about how humanity can use new awareness about human consciousness to develop a truly sustainable civilisation