(From the back cover): Sleep. Memory. Pleasure. Fear. Language. We experience these things every day, but how do our brains create them? Your Brain, Explained is a personal tour around your gray matter. Building on neuroscientist Marc Dingman’s popular YouTube series, 2-Minute Neuroscience, this is a friendly, engaging introduction to the human brain and its quirks using real-life examples and Dingman’s own, hand-drawn illustrations.
Praise for Your Brain, Explained:
“Reading like a collection of detective stories, Your Brain, Explained combines classic cases in the history of neurology with findings stemming from the latest techniques used to probe the brain’s secrets.” ~Stanley Finger, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Washington University (St. Louis), author, Origins of Neuroscience
“An informative, accessible and engaging book for anyone who has even the slightest interest in how the brain works, but doesn’t know where to begin.” ~Dean Burnett, PhD, author, Happy Brain and Idiot Brain
“Dingman weaves classic studies with modern research into easily digestible sections, to provide an excellent primer on the rapidly advancing field of neuroscience.” ~Moheb Costandi, author, Neuroplasticity and 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know
“...a highly readable and accessible introduction to the operation of the brain and current issues in neuroscience... a wonderful introduction to the field.” ~Frank Amthor, PhD, Professor of Psychology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, author, Neuroscience for Dummies
“…A fun and informative read...I learned a lot and you will too!’’ ~John E. Dowling, PhD, Gordon and Llura Gund Research Professor of Neurosciences, Harvard University, author, Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition