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The Dying Of Enoch Wallace

Author : Ira B. Black
ISBN : UVA:X004214602
Genre : Medical
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The author uses the fictional Enoch Wallace who is dying of Alzheimer's disease to illustrate the theory of modern neuroscience that the brain is a dynamic organ, constantly being shaped and reshaped by genetic cues and life experiences.

The Dana Guide To Brain Health

Author : Floyd Bloom
ISBN : 9780743203975
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A reference guide to the brain covers its development and function and describes a variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders, along with their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

How To Explain A Brain

Author : Robert Sylwester
ISBN : 9781632209757
Genre : Education
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Noted author Robert Sylwester offers educators and general readers his own definitions for terms used in the cognitive neurosciences. This unique look into the marvelous brain uses language and descriptions that are accessible to readers, even those with just a limited understanding of biology. Discover how our brain is organized and develops, and how educators can use this emerging understanding of cognition to enhance student learning and the school environment. This ready-reference guide to essential concepts and terms in cognitive neurosciences includes: -Nearly three hundred encyclopedic entries and cross references created to help educators understand key concepts about our brain's organization, development, and learning capabilities -Eleven newly created anatomic models and illustrations that focus on key brain systems and functions -References and recommended print and Internet resources How to Explain a Brain celebrates the brain in all its wonder and is sure to become a reference book of choice for teachers, instructional leaders, and teacher educators.

Your Brain Goes To Church

Author : Bob Sitze
ISBN : 9781566997089
Genre : Religion
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The ever-provocative author and presenter Bob sitze explores the question: What does the human brain have to do with the beliefs, practices, and structures of congregations? Weaving together clear, accessible explanations about the workings of the human brain. Sitze shows how a congregation's identity and behaviors are shaped by the work of individual members' brains as well as "the collected brain" of the congregation. Study groups will enjoy the "Big Question" Sitze asks throughout the book, as well as the discussion questions and follow-up activities included at the end of each chapter.

Brain Wise

Author : Patricia Smith Churchland
ISBN : 026253200X
Genre : Medical
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A neurophilosopher's take on the self, free will, human understanding, and the experience of God, from the perspective of the brain.

Science Friction

Author : Michael Shermer
ISBN : 1429900881
Genre : Science
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Bestselling author Michael Shermer delves into the unknown, from heretical ideas about the boundaries of the universe to Star Trek's lessons about chance and time A scientist pretends to be a psychic for a day-and fools everyone. An athlete discovers that good-luck rituals and getting into "the zone" may, or may not, improve his performance. A historian decides to analyze the data to see who was truly responsible for the Bounty mutiny. A son explores the possiblities of alternative and experimental medicine for his cancer-ravaged mother. And a skeptic realizes that it is time to turn the skeptical lens onto science itself. In each of the fourteen essays in Science Friction, psychologist and science historian Michael Shermer explores the very personal barriers and biases that plague and propel science, especially when scientists push against the unknown. What do we know and what do we not know? How does science respond to controversy, attack, and uncertainty? When does theory become accepted fact? As always, Shermer delivers a thought-provoking, fascinating, and entertaining view of life in the scientific age.

The Changing Brain

Author : Ira B. Black
ISBN : 9780195156973
Genre : Medical
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The Changing Brain tells the fascinating story of modern neuroscience. A rich, multifaceted tale spanning a century and taking place on multiple continents, it moves from Fascist Italy, with the discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF) by a young scientist working secretly in a makeshift laboratory in her bedroom, to current experiments in which transplanted, laboratory-grown cells lead to recovery and function in damaged brain regions. To bridge the gap between abstract concepts and real-world experience, Dr Black draws upon his expertise as a clinical neurologist to provide a dramatic account--the fictionalised story of a successful investment banker named Enoch Wallace and his battle with Alzheimer's disease--that vividly illuminates the narrative. From his first fleeting memory lapses to his final descent into dementia, each step in Wallace's decline becomes a window into another aspect of brain function and the latest groundbreaking research in neuroscience.

The Deseret Weekly

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ISBN : WISC:89077115830
Genre : Salt Lake City (Utah)
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Corpus Juris

Author : William Mack
ISBN : PRNC:32101064215385
Genre : Law
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Cold Sassy Tree

Author : Olive Ann Burns
ISBN : 0618919716
Genre : Fiction
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Young Will Tweedy becomes chaperon, conspirator, and confidant to his renegade grandpa, E. Rucker Blakeslee, and the old man's young new wife, Miss Love Simpson, in a new edition of the classic novel set against the backdrop of Cold Sassy, Georgia, at the beginning of the twentieth century. Reprint.

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