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. ...more

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Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Unfuck Your Brain: Using Science to Get Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers
Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life
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The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity—and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race
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Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential
The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
The Brain: The Story of You
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33 books — 36 voters
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162 books — 9 voters
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