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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Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Knopf, 2008

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And Other Clinical Tales

Oliver Sacks

Touchstone, 1998

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The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

Steve Silberman

Avery, 2016

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Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions

Johann Hari

Bloomsbury USA, 2018

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Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

Andy Clark

Oxford UP, 2015

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Powerful Practices for Leaders

Keith Johnston and Jennifer Garvey Berger

Stanford UP, 2016

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After decades of assuming that pain works the same way in all sexes, scientists are finding that different biological pathways can produce an ‘ouch!’.

Amber Dance

Nature, 2019

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What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Michael Pollan

Penguin Press, 2018

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How the New Science of Brainwaves Reads Minds, Tells Us How We Learn, and Helps Us Change for the Better

R. Douglas Fields

BenBella, 2020

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Artificial intelligence and brain–computer interfaces must respect and preserve people’s privacy, identity, agency and equality, say Rafael Yuste, Sara Goering and colleagues.

Joseph J. Fins et al.

Nature, 2017

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