Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

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'A stunning exploration of the we behind the I. Eagleman reveals, with his typical grace and eloquence, all the neural magic tricks behind the cognitive illusion we call reality.' Jonah Lehrer If the conscious mind - the part you consider you - is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing? In this sparkling and provocative new book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to the brake pedal before ...

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theotherreviewer

Dec 28, 2012

"Who are you?," said the caterpillar.

You probably, unlike Alice, think you know the answer to this question. Read this book and you will discover not only why Alice was undecided about who she was, but that you probably should also be unsure about who you are. The book is a fascinating and neuroscientifically sound book about personal selfhood. While it is scientifically sound, it is well written and easy and enjoyable to read. I read it as a library book, bought a copy for me and two others to give to friends, and have my copy currently loaned to another friend. I think everyone should read, and can profit from reading, this book.

Jackie

Feb 2, 2012

Great book!

Purchased this for my husband for Christmas ... he doesn't read alot except on the computer. He couldn't put it down! Wonderful!!

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