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The Cerebellum: Brain for an Implicit Self

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Leading neuroscientist Dr. Masao Ito advances a detailed and fascinating view of what the cerebellum contributes to brain function. The cerebellum has been seen as primarily involved in coordination of body movement control, facilitating the learning of motor skills such as those involved in walking, riding a bicycle, or playing a piano. The cerebellum is now viewed as an

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Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by FT Press (first published July 1st 2011)
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Lis Carey
This was an unexpectedly challenging read, due to a simple misunderstanding on my part. I was expecting popular science of the brain, aimed at the educated lay person. In fact, this is not "popular science" at all. It's aimed at the advanced student or young researcher, gathering together in one place the current state of the research on the cerebellum, and Ito's judgment about what it means, as well as next questions to be addressed in future research. It would be beyond foolish for me to attem ...more
Dee Renee  Chesnut
Jan 13, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I downloaded this as a Free Friday suggestion from a another reader. Another goodreads reviewer suggested this was not for someone expecting a book written for the lay reader and I thought my background in pharmacy would be enough to help me understand the book. It was not. I finished the book by only reading the introductions and summaries of each chapter.
Ito does write better than most continuing education I wade through but it still above my understanding of the subject for this to be enjoya
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Jack
Nov 01, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Manages not to make a potentially fascinating, complex subject interesting for a reader with a scientific background
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