Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system.

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The Brain: The Story of You
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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Left Neglected
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On the Move: A Life
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and The Future of Neurodiversity
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are
Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain
How the Mind Works
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My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind
The Mind's Eye
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Proust Was a Neuroscientist
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Neuroscience for Non-Scientists
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Daniel L. Schacter
... [O]ne of the most influential approaches to thinking about memory in recent years, known as connectionism, has abandoned the idea that a memory is an activated picture of a past event. Connectionist or neural network models are based on the principle that the brain stores engrams by increasing the strength of connections between different neurons that participate in encoding an experience. When we encode an experience, connections between active neurons become stronger, and this specific pat ...more
Daniel L. Schacter, Searching for Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past

Sam Harris
If our well-being depends upon the interaction between events in our brains and events in the world, and there are better and worse ways to secure it, then some cultures will tend to produce lives that are more worth living than others; some political persuasions will be more enlightened than others; and some world views will be mistaken in ways that cause needless human misery.
Sam Harris, The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values

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