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Author Neirynck, Jacques.

Title Your brain and your self : what you need to know / Jacques Neirynck ; translated by Laurence Garey
Published Berlin : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 119 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Controversial Seat of Myself; A Simple Architecture of the Brain; Seeing Through Oneself: Brain Imaging; Dispersed Memories; The Prevention of Parkinson Disease; The Treatment of Alzheimer Disease; The Cerebrovascular Accident; The Fatality of Tumors; Altered States of Consciousness; The Myth of the Artificial Brain; The Power and the Fragility of Oneself
Summary How does my brain work? Why am I conscious? Where is my memory? Is what I perceive around me reality or just an illusion? Could my whole being eclipse because of a disease in which my body survives but my mind ceases to exist? This book addresses such questions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-119) and index
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Subject Brain -- Physiology.
Brain -- pathology.
Brain -- physiology.
Brain Diseases -- pathology.
Mental Processes -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008935327
ISBN 3540875220 (alk. paper)
3540875387 (My Copy ; alk. paper)
9783540875222 (alk. paper)
9783540875383 (My Copy ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Tout savoir sur le cerveau et les dernières découvertes sur le Moi. English