Books tagged: brain science

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The Questing Mind: A Short Science Fiction Mystey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
J. Reed Brasher knows someone is stealing his memories. He just can’t prove it. He’s 90 years old, and everyone blames the loss on age. But Brasher isn’t the kind of man who loses his mind to age. He’s losing it to something else. He must find out what that something else is before his mind is gone. Chosen by Tangent Magazine as one of the top ten science fiction stories of 1998.
Seven Second Memory. Memory techniques that will change your life.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Discover how you can literally re-grow your brain connections, reverse the ageing process and transform your memory. This is a PLAIN English guide book to a younger brain age. Written by a leading neuro-science expert and an experienced educator and trainer, it contains clear instructions, is easy to follow, gives examples and a memory agility workout. Why does it take 7 seconds to remember?
The Empathic Brain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
The Brain That Changes Everything
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You set the price! Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Memory Improvement
Get Smarter - Think Faster - Live Better The Brain That Changes Everything is the ultimate guide to accelerating your brain. We have barely scratched the surface of our limitless brains. This book will show you how to improve your memory, focus, concentration and alertness beyond what you ever imagined before.
Conmergence: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“Tara Maya is definitely a talented writer and that was clear from the first story in this anthology.” "When she says 'speculative' fiction, Tara really means it. She has some very interesting and thought-provoking speculations on future (and past and fictional) tech and society in this anthology. The fun thing is that she explains how she developed the stories in the notes after each story."
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.
Philosophy of Science: A Short Introduction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Philosophy of Science gives a brief introduction to the Epistemology (Scientific Knowledge Issues etc), Metaphysics (Reality Issues), and Axiology (Value Issues) of Science. It analyses the foundations of what scientific knowledge and theorization consists in and deals with issues related to the ultimate nature of reality and ethical issues involved in the practice of science.
Brain Facts
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Price: Free! Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Brain Facts is a primer on the brain and nervous system, published by the Society for Neuroscience.
Eureka... The Brain! Why and What of Human Actions and Reactions
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Kevin Paul Woodrow. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational psychology
The brain is the most complex organ in the human body, and in this fascinating series of books, Manuel answers fifty questions you may have about how it functions; how it reacts differently to danger, sex, love, and many more situations. Whether a student of the subject, or interested bystander, this book will help you to understand more why you react differently under certain circumstances.
Corridors of the Mind
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Series: Cognitive Science, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Corridors of the mind are the places that visit us in our dreams. Sometimes they are hallways, sometimes rooms, sometimes we find ourselves in strange buildings often feeling lost. They are dimensionless places with stories that amuse, sometimes scare, containing strangers in strange places, usually friends of the day. Learn the simple physics behind how the brain connects into space-time.