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By Andrew P. Wickens

ISBN-10: 1848723644

ISBN-13: 9781848723641

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ISBN-13: 9781848723658

A historical past of the Brain tells the total tale of neuroscience, from antiquity to the current day. It describes how now we have come to appreciate the organic nature of the mind, starting in prehistoric instances, and progressing to the 20th century with the improvement of contemporary Neuroscience.



This is the 1st time a historical past of the mind has been written in a story method, emphasizing how our knowing of the mind and fearful procedure has constructed over the years, with the advance of the disciplines of anatomy, pharmacology, body structure, psychology and neurosurgery. The publication covers:




  • beliefs concerning the mind in historic Egypt, Greece and Rome



  • the Medieval interval, Renaissance and Enlightenment



  • the 19th century



  • the most crucial advances within the 20th century and destiny instructions in neuroscience.



The discoveries resulting in the improvement of recent neuroscience gave upward push to 1 of the main fascinating and engaging tales within the entire of technological know-how. Written for readers with out previous wisdom of the mind or background, the ebook will pride scholars, and also will be of significant curiosity to researchers and academics with an curiosity in knowing how we have now arrived at our current wisdom of the brain.

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