Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain: David Eagleman: 9780307389923

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Date: May 15, 2012 | ISBN-10: the 0,307,389,928 ISBN-13 :978-0,307,389,923 | Version: Reserved
If the conscious mind – you think that is a part of you – is just the tip of the iceberg, the rest do?

In this sparkling and provocative book, the famous neuroscientist David Eagleman navigate the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries. Why move your feet to the half of the brake pedal, and then become consciously aware of danger ahead? Whether there is a real Mel Gibson? How your brain like a contradiction of democracy engaged in civil war? Odysseus and the subprime mortgage crisis have in common? Why the person’s name began with J prefer to marry someone else, their names start with J? Why is it so hard to keep a secret?

Consider brain damage, surface punctate bleeding, dating, drugs, beauty, infidelity, synesthesia, criminal law, artificial intelligence, visual illusion, stealth is an exciting underground exploration of the mind and all its contradic