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The Brain: A User's Guide

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Congratulations! You're the proud owner of the most complex information processing device in the known universe. The human brain comes equipped with all sorts of useful design features, but also many bugs and weaknesses. Problem is you don't get an owner's manual. You have to just plug and play.

As a result, most of us never properly understand how our brains work and what
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 23rd 2018 by Nicholas Brealey
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Chip
Nov 09, 2018 rated it did not like it
Pop science at it's finest.... If you have a brain, you don't need to waste time reading this book.
James Miller
Feb 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lots of detail, lots of images. Lacks the references to New Scientist articles I had expected.
Paul
Oct 22, 2018 rated it did not like it
Lazy compilation of what I imagine must've been a weekly column. Nothing else explains the endless repetitions and the general depth lacking pop science trivia.
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