Neuroscience

How does the brain work? To find out, neuroscientists study the nervous system, including its development, anatomy, physiology, circuitry, molecular and cellular mechanisms, and functions – such as memory, sleep, behavior and cognition. But will the brain ever understand itself completely?


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Helen Thomson

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Lisa Feldman Barrett

Rotman Institute of Philosophy, 2019

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Neil Fiore

TarcherPerigee, 2007

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An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

Helen Thomson

Ecco, 2018

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