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The Resource Liars, lovers, and heroes : what the new brain science reveals about how we become who we are, Steven R. Quartz and Terrence J. Sejnowski

Liars, lovers, and heroes : what the new brain science reveals about how we become who we are, Steven R. Quartz and Terrence J. Sejnowski

Label
Liars, lovers, and heroes : what the new brain science reveals about how we become who we are
Title
Liars, lovers, and heroes
Title remainder
what the new brain science reveals about how we become who we are
Statement of responsibility
Steven R. Quartz and Terrence J. Sejnowski
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book combines cutting-edge findings in neuroscience with examples from history and recent headlines to offer new insights into who we are. Introducing the new science of cultural biology, born of advances in brain imaging computer modeling, and genetics, Drs. Quartz and Sejnowski demystify the dynamic engagement between brain and world that makes us something far beyond the sum of our parts
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quartz, Steven
Dewey number
612.8/2
Index
index present
LC call number
BF701
LC item number
.Q83 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sejnowski, Terrence J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetic psychology
  • Brain
  • Brain Chemistry
  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Brain
  • Conditioning, Psychological
  • Psychophysiology
Label
Liars, lovers, and heroes : what the new brain science reveals about how we become who we are, Steven R. Quartz and Terrence J. Sejnowski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Our brains, ourselves -- 2. Making connections -- 3. How to make a human: the 1.6 percent solution -- 4. Life on the far shore: crossing the mental rubicon -- 5. Between thought and feeling: the mystery of emotions -- 6. Becoming you: genes, parenting, and personality -- 7. Friend, lover, citizen: the mystery of life together -- 8. The killer within: from the solitary killer to the killing crowd -- 9. Inside intelligence: rethinking what makes us smart -- 10. The search f or happiness
Control code
47056303
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780688162184
Lccn
2001026636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Liars, lovers, and heroes : what the new brain science reveals about how we become who we are, Steven R. Quartz and Terrence J. Sejnowski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Our brains, ourselves -- 2. Making connections -- 3. How to make a human: the 1.6 percent solution -- 4. Life on the far shore: crossing the mental rubicon -- 5. Between thought and feeling: the mystery of emotions -- 6. Becoming you: genes, parenting, and personality -- 7. Friend, lover, citizen: the mystery of life together -- 8. The killer within: from the solitary killer to the killing crowd -- 9. Inside intelligence: rethinking what makes us smart -- 10. The search f or happiness
Control code
47056303
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780688162184
Lccn
2001026636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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