It is full of dazzling ideas, as it is chockablock with facts and instances.
It is full of dazzling ideas, as it is chockablock with facts and instances. The New York Observer Eagleman engagingly sums up recent discoveries about the unconscious processes that dominate our mental life. is the kind of guy who really does make being a neuroscientist look like fun. -The New York Times Although Incognito is fast-paced, mind-bending stuff, it’s a book for regular folks.
Incognito : the secret lives of the brain, David Eagleman. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Take a close look at yourself in the mirror. Beneath your dashing good looks churns a hidden universe of networked machinery. The machinery includes a sophisticated scaffolding of interlocking bones, a netting of sinewy muscles, a good deal of specialized fluid, and a collaboration of internal organs chugging away in darkness to keep you alive. A sheet of high-tech self-healing sensory material that we call skin seamlessly covers your machinery in a pleasing package.
Neuroscientist David Eagleman plumbs the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising questions: Why can your foot jump halfway to the brake pedal before you become consciously aware of danger ahead?
Neuroscientist David Eagleman plumbs the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising questions: Why can your foot jump halfway to the brake pedal before you become consciously aware of danger ahead? Why do strippers make more money at certain times of month, even while no one is consciously aware of their fertility level? Is there a true Mel Gibson? What do Odysseus and the subprime mortgage meltdown have in common? How is your brain like a conflicted democracy engaged in civil war? Why are people whose name begins with J more likely to marry other people whose name begins with . .
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain is a New York Times bestselling non-fiction book by American neuroscientist David Eagleman, an adjunct professor at Stanford University. If the conscious mind - the part you consider to be you - is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?" This is the main question throughout the entirety of the book.
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When it meddles in details it doesn't understand, the operation runs less effectively. Incognito – The Secret Lives of the Brain David Eagleman, The Text Publishing Company Melbourne, 2011 ww. agleman.
The enhanced eBook of David Eagleman's INCOGNITO includes the full text of the book plus 8 videos in which the .
The ideas in Eagleman's book are well-articulated and entertaining, elucidated with the intelligent, casual tone of an enthusiastic university lecturer. -The New York Observer. The ideas in Eagleman's book are well-articulated and entertaining, elucidated with the intelligent, casual tone of an enthusiastic university lecturer.
David Eagleman's previous book, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, was a delightful collection of short fables, each offering a wish-fulfillment image of life after death in which the wish turns out to contain its own perverse consequences. The fable principle was grounded in a nicely ironic psychology, subtly underpinned by Eagleman's own profession, neuroscience. Using fiction, Eagleman found a neat way of revealing how the mind cannot escape the contradictions of its underlying construction.