Author(s): Rita Carter
An illustrated guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain
The Brain Book combines the latest findings from neuroscience with new brain imaging techniques to reveal the intricate wonder of the human brain.
Through unique computer-generated 3D images, brain MRI scans and stunning graphics, you'll enjoy a guided tour of the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail with this award-winning book. Discover how the brain works, from its function as the hub of the nervous system to brain disorders. Gain insight into such esoteric aspects as behaviour, language and communication and discover the nature of genius.
Incisive, clear and authoritative, this updated edition of The Brain Book (previous ISBN 9781405341295) is an essential human brain manual for students and healthcare professionals, as well as a comprehensive reference book for the family.
Rita Carter is a science and medical writer who has twice been awarded the Medical Journalists' Association prize for outstanding contributions to medical journalism. She has written several books and been shortlisted for the Rhone-Poulenc Prize. She also talks about the brain, consciousness and behavior to a wide range of groups at seminars, conferences and workshops.