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Published: 16 February 2006

144 Pages | numerous halftones & drawings

4-1/2 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780192853929

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The Brain: A Very Short Introduction

Michael O'Shea

Very Short Introductions

  • Short, clear discussion on the mechanical workings of the brain
  • Covers the details of brain science in an accessible style
  • Up to date coverage of developments of brain research
  • Suggests directions future research might take
  • Integrates discussion of the more familiar implications of the brain's actions, such as memories, perceptions, and motor control