The Resource Brain cuttings : fifteen journeys through the mind, Carl Zimmer, (electronic resource/)

Brain cuttings : fifteen journeys through the mind, Carl Zimmer, (electronic resource/)

Label
Brain cuttings : fifteen journeys through the mind
Title
Brain cuttings
Title remainder
fifteen journeys through the mind
Statement of responsibility
Carl Zimmer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The human brain has long been a mystery, but twenty-first century science is beginning to reveal some of its inner workings. With microscopes and brain scans, with psychological experiments and breakthroughs in genetics, neuroscientists are developing new theories about every aspect of our minds--from the nature of consciousness to the causes of disorders like autism and schizophrenia. In Brain Cuttings, award-winning science writer Carl Zimmer takes readers on fascinating explorations of the frontiers of research, shedding light on our innermost existence--the speed of thought, our perception o
Dewey number
152
Index
no index present
LC call number
QP360
LC item number
.Z56 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Brain cuttings : fifteen journeys through the mind, Carl Zimmer, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=342326
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 100-104)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Praise; About the Author; Preface; Does Shame Excite a Blush?; The Googled Mind; The Music of Time; They Imprint Your Genes, Your Mum and Dad; Of Ether and Consciousness; Stalking the Elusive Grandmother Cell; The Flash of Desire; Two Brains in One; The Neurobiology of Zoning Out; The Brains Dark Matter; An Intuition for Math; The Speed of Thought; Fears Anatomy; The Minds Eye Goes Blind; Too Clever; Selected References
Control code
ocn697609059
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9473F308-31C2-46F0-A89A-6DB722D418BB
Label
Brain cuttings : fifteen journeys through the mind, Carl Zimmer, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=342326
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 100-104)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Praise; About the Author; Preface; Does Shame Excite a Blush?; The Googled Mind; The Music of Time; They Imprint Your Genes, Your Mum and Dad; Of Ether and Consciousness; Stalking the Elusive Grandmother Cell; The Flash of Desire; Two Brains in One; The Neurobiology of Zoning Out; The Brains Dark Matter; An Intuition for Math; The Speed of Thought; Fears Anatomy; The Minds Eye Goes Blind; Too Clever; Selected References
Control code
ocn697609059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9473F308-31C2-46F0-A89A-6DB722D418BB

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