Brain Book Lists

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned VizziniThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonThirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesLooking for Alaska by John Green
YA "Brain" Novels
104 books — 184 voters

Freakonomics by Steven D. LevittGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOutliers by Malcolm GladwellThe Demon-Haunted World by Carl SaganThe Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
Best Pop Science Books
89 books — 105 voters
The Power of Habit by Charles DuhiggThe Brain That Changes Itself by Norman DoidgeBuddha's Brain by Rick HansonChange Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel G. AmenSocial by Matthew D. Lieberman
Neuroplasticity
48 books — 71 voters

The Power of Myth by Joseph CampbellThe Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph CampbellThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilWhat's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective ... by Martha Char Love
How we see the world
171 books — 60 voters
The God Delusion by Richard DawkinsGod is Not Great by Christopher HitchensThe Invention of Religion by Alexander DrakeThe Invention of Christianity by Alexander DrakeThe Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn Stanley
Atheistic books
92 books — 55 voters

Concepts, Kinds, and Cognitive Development by Frank C. KeilThe Language and Thought of the Child by Jean PiagetHow Children Learn the Meanings of Words by Paul BloomThought and Language by Lev S. VygotskyHow Children Develop by Robert S. Siegler
Best Cognitive Development Books
39 books — 25 voters
What's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective ... by Martha Char LoveIncognito by David EaglemanConsciousness in Four Dimensions by Richard M. PicoThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver SacksGENIUS INTELLIGENCE by James Morcan
The Brain
23 books — 21 voters

If I Stay by Gayle FormanBetween Here and Forever by Elizabeth ScottMadrid Metro by Abigail Kloss-AycardiEndangered by C.J. BoxWaking Up Joy by Tina Ann Forkner
Coma Books
24 books — 17 voters
The Futurological Congress by Stanisław LemVurt by Jeff NoonDoorways in the Sand by Roger ZelaznyViriconium by M. John HarrisonCreating Monsters by Christopher Rankin
Best Psychedelic Science Fiction
23 books — 13 voters

Mushroom Medicine by Brian A.  JacksonGENIUS INTELLIGENCE by James MorcanQuit or Die Trying by Alison BeardThe Examined Life by Stephen GroszThe Narcissist Next Door by Jeffrey Kluger
Head Science
23 books — 13 voters
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullersHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradGut Symmetries by Jeanette WintersonThe Heart of the Matter by Graham GreeneZombie Haiku by Ryan Mecum
Body Organs
125 books — 12 voters

Paragon by Aubrey WattLeft Neglected by Lisa GenovaThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonThe Terminal Man by Michael CrichtonNoah's Compass by Anne Tyler
Best Fiction for Neuroscientists
10 books — 3 voters
You Can Have an Amazing Memory by Dominic O'BrienHow to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week by Dominic O'BrienRemember, Remember by Ed  CookeHow to Develop a Perfect Memory by Dominic O'BrienQuantum Memory Power by Dominic O'Brien
Mnemonics
14 books — 3 voters

The Light in the Piazza by Elizabeth SpencerThe Day My Brain Exploded by Ashok RajamaniShadows Bright as Glass by Amy Ellis NuttPhineas Gage by John FleischmanStuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman
Brain Damage
23 books — 2 voters

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