The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding the Brain

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9780028643106: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding the Brain

You’re no idiot, of course. You know your own mind, but when it comes to understanding what’s really going on in your head—all those synapses! all those neurons!—you feel like you’re just about brain-dead ...

Don’t let it unnerve you! The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Understanding the Brain proves that you don’t need to be a genius to be in the know—and gives you lots of fun stuff to think about, too. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, you get:

            --         The history of human knowledge of the brain.

            --         Insights into what causes brain disorders—and how best to treat them.

            --         Thoughtful tips about the many different ways we learn new information.

            --         Fascinating, little-known facts about the nervous system.

 

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ARTHUR S. BARD, M.D., is the former chief of neurosurgery at Mercy and Sutter Hospitals (and a staff neurosurgeon for 30 years) and a past president of the Sacramento (CA) Neurological Society. He helped establish the neurosurgery residency program at the University of California Davis School of Medicine and then served as a clinical assistant professor at the medical school for many years.


MITCHELL G. BARD, Ph.D., is one of the country’s foremost experts on U.S.-Middle East policy and the author of 14 books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to World War II. Dr. Bard has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, and other television and radio outlets. His work has been published in academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.

 

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