The Brain Book
OverviewThe Brain Book is a complete reference guide to the amazingly complex and intriguing structure that is the human brain. These two handfuls of living tissue, made up of billions of nerve and glial cells, control and contain our thoughts, movements, behaviour and emotions. It is the seat of our consciousness and yet scientists are still discovering how the living brain actually works. This must-have home reference guide covers diverse topics in brain science from development and disorders, the nature of consciousness, through to the ageing brain and brain diseases.