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The Resource The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee

The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee

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The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better
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The body has a mind of its own
Title remainder
how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better
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Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
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Language
eng
Summary
General Adult. A critical analysis of the interaction between the mind and the body describes how the brain maps out every part of the body and the space around it and how the brain controls ones ability to sense, move, and act in the physical world, explaining the diverse applications of this science of body maps, from losing weight or recovering from a stroke, to finding new treatments and understanding human emotion. 20,000 first printing
Summary
A critical analysis of the interaction between the mind and the body describes how the brain maps out every part of the body and the space around it and how the brain controls the ability to sense, move, and act in the physical world
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215785
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Blakeslee, Sandra
Dewey number
150
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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Blakeslee, Matthew
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True
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Mind and body
Target audience
adult
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how body maps in your brain help you to do (almost) everything better
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The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
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Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Random House."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The body mandala, or, Maps, maps, verywhere -- The little man in the brain, or, Why your genitals are even smaller than you think -- Dueling body maps, or, Why you still feel fat after losing weight -- The homunculus in the game, or, When thinking is as good as doing -- Plasticity gone awry, or, When body maps go blurry -- Broken body maps, or, Why Dr. Strangelove couldn't keep his hand down -- The bubble around the body, or, Why you seek elbow room -- Sticks and stones and cyberbones, or, The end of the body as we know it? -- Mirror, mirror, or, Why yawning is contagious -- Heart of the mandala, or, My insula made me do it -- Afterword, or, The you-ness of you
Control code
000043717808
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9781400064694
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006101557
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The body has a mind of its own : how body maps in your brain help you do (almost) everything better, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Random House."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The body mandala, or, Maps, maps, verywhere -- The little man in the brain, or, Why your genitals are even smaller than you think -- Dueling body maps, or, Why you still feel fat after losing weight -- The homunculus in the game, or, When thinking is as good as doing -- Plasticity gone awry, or, When body maps go blurry -- Broken body maps, or, Why Dr. Strangelove couldn't keep his hand down -- The bubble around the body, or, Why you seek elbow room -- Sticks and stones and cyberbones, or, The end of the body as we know it? -- Mirror, mirror, or, Why yawning is contagious -- Heart of the mandala, or, My insula made me do it -- Afterword, or, The you-ness of you
Control code
000043717808
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9781400064694
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006101557
Other physical details
ill.

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