Brain

The brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals. Only a few invertebrates such as sponges, jellyfish, adult sea squirts and starfish do not have a brain; diffuse or localized nerve nets are present instead. The brain is located in the head, usually close to the primary sensory organs for such senses as vision, hearing, balance, taste, and smell. The brain is the most complex organ in a vertebrate's body.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Free Will
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves
Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
The Brain: The Story of You
Black Box Thinking: Why Some People Never Learn from Their Mistakes - But Some Do
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs,  and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers
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Idiot Brain - What Your Head Is Really Up To
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
How the Mind Works
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
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Marc Bekoff
Dominion does not mean domination. We hold dominion over animals only because of our powerful and ubiquitous intellect. Not because we are morally superior. Not because we have a "right" to exploit those who cannot defend themselves. Let us use our brain to move toward compassion and away from cruelty, to feel empathy rather than cold indifference, to feel animals' pain in our hearts.
Marc Bekoff, Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect

Arthur Conan Doyle
I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things, so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it. Now the skillful workman is very careful indeed as to what he takes into his brain-attic. He will have nothing but the tool ...more
Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

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