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What Makes You Tick? The Brain in Plain English.

THOMAS B. CZERNER

In a series of concise chapters, the author offers reader-friendly reports of advances in neuroscience. This overview of brain function encompasses topics from the physical interactions of neurons to notions of how ideas are formed. References to scientists most influential in the field provide a historical framework for the story. Czerner's background is in ophthalmology, and his interest in the workings of the eye and its connections to the brain shines through. The result is text giving readers a feel for how specialists in neuroscience approach their topic. Originally published in hardcover in 2001. Wiley, 2002, 228 p., paperback, $15.95.
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Date:Mar 9, 2002
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