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The Resource Brain bugs : how the brain's flaws shape our lives, Dean Buonomano

Brain bugs : how the brain's flaws shape our lives, Dean Buonomano

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Brain bugs : how the brain's flaws shape our lives
Title
Brain bugs
Title remainder
how the brain's flaws shape our lives
Statement of responsibility
Dean Buonomano
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How the brain's flaws shape our lives
Title variation remainder
how the brains flaws shape our lives
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Neuroscientist Dean Buonomano illuminates the causes and consequences of the brain's imperfections in terms of its innermost workings and its evolutionary purposes. He then examines how our brains function--and malfunction--in the digital, predator-free, information-saturated, special-effects-addled world we have built for ourselves
Summary
A neuroscientist examines the imperfections in the human brain and highlights the causes, consequences, and evolutionary purpose of these "bugs" and discusses how they function and malfunction in the modern world
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10002917
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BT
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Buonomano, Dean
Dewey number
612.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Memory
  • Brain
Target audience
adult
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how the brain's flaws shape our lives
Label
Brain bugs : how the brain's flaws shape our lives, Dean Buonomano
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-295) and index
Contents
The memory web -- Memory upgrade needed -- Brain crashes -- Temporal distortions -- Fear factor -- Unreasonable reasoning -- The advertising bug -- The supernatural bug -- Debugging
Control code
000046980868
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
310 p.
Isbn
9780393076028
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Brain bugs : how the brain's flaws shape our lives, Dean Buonomano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-295) and index
Contents
The memory web -- Memory upgrade needed -- Brain crashes -- Temporal distortions -- Fear factor -- Unreasonable reasoning -- The advertising bug -- The supernatural bug -- Debugging
Control code
000046980868
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
310 p.
Isbn
9780393076028
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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