Brain sense : the science of the senses and how we process the world around us

"Complex and crucially important, the senses collect the massive amount of information we need to navigate daily life, and serve as a filter between our inner selves and the larger world. But the science of how the senses work has been little understood - until now." "New research is...

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Main Author : Brynie Faith Hickman (Auteur)
Format : Book
Language : anglais
Title statement : Brain sense : the science of the senses and how we process the world around us / Faith Hickman Brynie
Published : New York : American Management Association , c2009
Physical Description : 1 vol. (xiv-274 p.)
Content : Life without touch. In from the cold. On which side is your bread buttered?. Pain and the placebo effect. Nematodes, haptics, and brain-machine interfaces. It's Valentine's day-- sniff!. Do odors dance in your nose?. Life without scent. The sweaty scent of sex. Express train to happiness. The bitter truth. Coconut crazy. Cooking up some brain chemistry. How to knit a baby taste bud. Expecting what you taste and tasting what you expect. The big picture. Color and memory. Sizing things up. On the move. Vision and the video game. Hearing, left and right. Listening and language. My ears are ringing. Music and the plastic brain. Cochlear implant : one man's journey. Synesthesia : when senses overlap. If this looks like déjà vu, you ain't seen nuthin' yet. Feeling a phantom. Probabilities and the paranormal. Time
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