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The Great Brain Book: an Inside Look at the Inside of Your Head

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The anatomy, functions, surgery, care and feeding, historical discovery, and imminent improvements of this complex and powerful organ in an "oh-wow!" package. High interest with just a touch of yuck.

Understanding the brain is one of the biggest challenges facing scientists. We still don't know how the brain creates thoughts! Newquist peels back the layers of the brain to e
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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Scholastic Nonfiction
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The Great Brain Book: An inside look at the inside of your head – Our brains are quite fascinating, so you can imagine how incredible it is to read this book, and not only imagine how the brain works, but actually learn facts about how and why the brain can do what it does. The book discusses the various parts of the book, and explains that while we do have knowledge of the brain, we are still unaware of how it actually thinks. The illustrations really
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This book was pretty informative. I would rate this book either 3 1/2 or 4 stars. Cool book.
Lauren
Filled with amazing facts and juicy with all kinds of brain discovery and history. Wonderful. I especially love it because of my interest in the brain.
Sally
The brain is So COOL!
Cynthia
Incredible.
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HP Newquist's books and articles have been published all over the world, and his writing has been translated into languages from kanji to farsi.
His books have have received awards and citations from numerous organizations. His writing spans a vast array of interests and issues.

In the late 1980s and 1990s he wrote extensively about artificial intelligence (AI), compiling a body of work that is arg
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