Creating Mind: How the Brain Works
John E. Dowling, 1998

Preface
What makes us human and unique among all creatures is our brain. This book is intended to answer many questions about neuroscience. The author hopes to convey to the general reader the essence and vitality of the field - the progress we are making in understanding how brains work - and to describe some of our strategies for studying brain function.

Chapter 1. The Uniqueness of the Brain

Chapter 2. Brain Signals

Chapter 3. Drugs and the Brain

Chapter 4. Creepy, Crawly Nervous Systems

Chapter 5. Brain Architecture

Chapter 6. Vision: Window to the Mind

Chapter 7. Development and the Brain

Chapter 8. Language, Memory, and the Human Brain

Chapter 9. The Emotional Brain

Chapter 10. The Conscious Brain


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