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The idiot brain

Dean Burnett

The idiot brain

a neuroscientist explains what your head is really up to

by Dean Burnett

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain,
  • Popular works,
  • Intellect,
  • Neurosciences

  • About the Edition

    From attention mechanisms to memory processing, the neuroscience of sleep and the psychology of superstition, neuroscientist Dean Burnett explores the surprising workings of the brain and the bemusing behaviours these cause in everyday life.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDean Burnett
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 328 pages
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27233466M
    ISBN 101783350822
    ISBN 109781783350827
    OCLC/WorldCa982215035

      The Idiot Brain is a witty and informative look at our brains. Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist with a sideline in comedy, so he is the perfect person to explain how the human brain works - at least as far as the current research can s: The many reviews about Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To before purchasing it in order to gage whether or not it would be worth my time, and all praised Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To: 10 of 10 review helpful The book that will destroy your delicate trust between yourself and your brain .

      His first book, The Idiot Brain, was an international bestseller published in over 20 countries. His 'Brain Flapping' blog is the most read on the Guardian science network, with over 15 million views since Read more. Books by this Author. Guardian Faber Publishing. The Idiot Brain Pages: Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To Dean Burnett. Norton, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. British neuroscientist Burnett, author of.

    Dean is the author of the the popular Guardian Science blog ‘Brain Flapping’ (now ‘Brain Yapping’ on the Cosmic Shambles Network with accompanying podcast), the bestselling books The Idiot Brain and The Happy Brain, and is currently working towards his first book aimed at teens, Why Your Parents Are Driving You Up the Wall and What To Do About It. Concerning The Idiot, one can say that the chance meeting of Myshkin and Rogozhin is an obvious device of Dostoevsky, but the personalities of the two men, their introduction to us, is not revealed outright by Dostoevsky; the men themselves do the revealing. First they observe one another, then they spend the last bit of the journey telling.


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Buy International Versions of “The Idiot Brain“ Books. The Idiot Brain; The Happy Brain; Why Your Parents Are Driving You Up the Wall and What To Do About It; Psycho-Logical (audiobook) Contact; The Idiot Brain.

A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 5, Verified Purchase. The Idiot Brain is a witty and informative look at our brains. Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist with a sideline in comedy, so he is the perfect person to explain how the human brain works - at least as far as the current research can say/5().

“In Idiot Brain, neuroscientist Dean Burnett doesn't just explain the weird inner workings of our brain's most bizarre bits and pieces in terms that we can understand, he explains them in terms we can laugh at, and relate to/5().

The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To (), a non-fiction science/self-help book by Welsh neuroscientist and author Dean Burnett, seeks to explain nightmares, motion sickness, and other brain-based conundrums through rigorous scientific inquiry.

In The Idiot Brain, neuroscientist Dean Burnett tours our mysterious and mischievous grey (and white) matter. Along the way he explains the human brain's imperfections in all their glory and how these influence everything we say, do and experience. In The Idiot Brain, he undertakes a journey through the workings of this most complex organ, covering many aspects of the brain’s function.

Burnett has a sideline as a stand-up comedian, and this Author: Leyla Sanai. The book is divided into chapters covering the various areas of the brain; the senses, fear, attempts to measure intelligence, memory and what can happen when things go wrong. It is an interesting and, at times, sobering read, despite Burnett’s sometimes hilarious turns of phrase/5().

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The Idiot Brain is a helpful and often hilarious antidote to current brain hype. Accessible and entertaining, this book explains why your ever-helpful brain can rewrite your history, make you overlook a gorilla or lose an argument you should win.

(Gina Rippon, Chair of Cognitive NeuroImaging, Aston University)Reviews: The title is an ironic reference to the central character of the novel, Prince (Knyaz) Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin, a young man whose goodness, open-hearted simplicity and guilelessness lead many of the more worldly characters he encounters to mistakenly assume that he lacks intelligence and insight.

His popular science book Idiot Brain: What Your Head is Really Up To is well-researched, well-written, and highly recommended for anyone interested in learning about how the brain works, fails to work, and even works against you. What makes Idiot Brain so wonderful is that it’s n.4/5. The Idiot Brain is a witty and informative look at our brains.

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Bookish. Entertaining offers illuminating discussions of the way the memory works, of fear and panic attacks, of our susceptibility to being conned or depressed, and of the marvels of the human senses. Wall Street Journal. 05/01/Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head Is Really Up To (Kindle Edition) Published May 17th by HarperCollins Publishers Kindle Edition, pagesWritten: 16 Feb,   A neuroscientist’s irreverent guide to the brain.

In this witty and informative debut, popular Guardian science blogger and sometime stand-up comedian Burnett (Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences/Cardiff Univ.) describes “the weird and peculiar processes” of the brain and the bizarre behaviors that often result.“You have only to look at the thing to grasp how ridiculous.

The brain needs the body to sustain it, and the body needs the brain to control it and make it do necessary things. (They’re actually far more intertwined than this description suggests, but just go with it for now.) As a result, much of the brain is dedicated to basic physiological processes.

The Idiot One of them was a young fellow of about twenty-seven, not tall, with black curling hair, and small, grey, fiery eyes. His nose was broad and flat, and he had high cheek bones; his thin lips were constantly compressed into an impudent, ironical—it might almost be called a malicious—smile; but.

Welcome to your idiotit is an absolute marvel in some respects--the seat of our consciousness, the pinnacle (so far) of evolutionary progress, and the engine of all human experience--but your brain is also messy, fallible, and ab years out-of-date.4/5(19).

In The Idiot Brain neuroscientist Dean Burnett celebrates the imperfections of the human brain in all their glory, and the impact of these quirks on our daily lives.

Expertly researched and entertainingly written, this book is for anyone who has wondered why their brain seems to be sabotaging their life, and what on earth it is really up to.4/5(5K). In The Idiot Brain, neuroscientist Dean Burnett tours our mysterious and mischievous grey (and white) matter.

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