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A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives

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'A fascinating, funny, disconcerting and lucid book.' Helen Dunmore Perhaps your brain seems to stumble when faced with the 13 times table, or ... Show synopsis

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  • A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives (W. W. Norton & Company) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Cordelia Fine

    A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives

    Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company
    2006
    English
    243 pages

    ISBN: 0393062139
    ISBN-13: 9780393062137

    A delightfully unsparing look into what your brain is doing behind your back. In recent years, we've heard a lot about the extraordinary workings of our hundred-billion-celled brain: its amazing capacities to regulate all sensation, perception, thinking, and feeling; the power to shape all experience and define our identity. Indeed, the brain's power is being confirmed every day in new studies and research. But there is a brain we don't generally hear about, a brain we might not want to hear about...the "prima donna within ... Show more

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