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Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain - David Eagleman
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847679383 (1847679382)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Superstrings vs. The Brain: "Incognito - The Secret Lives of the Brain" by David Eagleman
"Experimentation and transformation in both art and science spring from the same root - to understand, to encapsulate the world. This is why I've ever found reductionism (and scientism) drearily limiting and worthily pompous - that utilitarian speculation over what art 'is for', that misapprehension...
alyoshakaramazov
alyoshakaramazov rated it
2.0 Lackluster
I had high hopes for Incognito stemming from the introduction's daunting claim that this book would revolutionize readers' understanding of the human mind. It fails to fulfill its lofty promise, though. Instead of evidence sorely needed to support its thesis, Incognito relies on a nauseatingly vaude...
Czomper
Czomper rated it
5.0 Mózg incognito. Wojna domowa w Twojej głowie
Skąd taka ocena? Wychodzi na to, że nie wiadomo i nawet nie próbuję tego zrozumieć.
Mining the Depths
Mining the Depths rated it
2.0
Is it really that hard for people to understand that there's a lot going on below any possible understanding of the consciousness? And I had a lot of trouble getting used to the introductory level of the text. Not being a neuroscientist, I still have a general understanding of how the brain works,...
Barrita
Barrita rated it
Hay una cita muy familiar al principio del libro: There's someone in my head but it's not me. Esa fue mi primera impresión al leerlo, pero luego fui pensando en que todo eso que pasa en mi cerebro tras bambalinas solo es otra parte de mi que siempre ha estado ahí y siempre estara. Es bueno saber que...
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