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Making up the Mind. How the Brain Creates our Mental World

Author(s): Chris Frith
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Neuropsychology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: mind; brain; consciousness; emotions; perception; optical illusions; phantoms; hallucinations; empathy; brain imaging techniques; research on mental activity
Summary/Abstract: An excellent introduction to neuroscience, presenting the current knowledge about the brain work, describing how this organ receives and processes incoming information. The book, brilliantly written, with numerous illustrations, is compulsory reading for students and researchers in psychology, biology, medicine, philosophy, computer science and cognitive theory. It will also be fascinating for all the readers interested in mental processes, emotions and perceptions, and seeking the answers to the question about the extent to which the world of our brain is real.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-2745-9
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-0651-5
  • Page Count: 240
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: Polish