A leading neuroscientist presents a groundbreaking exploration of how time works inside the mind, arguing that the human brain's complex system constructs our sense of chronological flow in ways that are essential to evolution and everyday survival.
Your Brain Is a Time Machine Hardback edition by Dean Buonomano
Dean Buonomano is a professor of neurobiology and psychology at UCLA and a leading theorist on the neuroscience of time. His previous book, Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives, was a Wall Street Journal bestseller.
A lively, surprising tour of our mental glitches and how they arise.With its trillions of connections, the human brain is more beautiful and complex than anything we could ever build, but it's far from perfect: our memory is unreliable; we can't multiply large sums in our heads; advertising manipulates our judgment; we tend to distrust people who are different from us; supernatural beliefs and...
Mit seinen Billionen von neuronalen Verknüpfungen ist das menschliche Gehirn das komplexeste und schönste Organ in unserem Körper. Und obwohl wir noch weit davon entfernt sind, die Schaltpläne dieses Supercomputers in unserem Kopf komplett zu verstehen, lassen gerade seine Schwächen, die Bugs, interessante Einblicke in die faszinierende Funktionsweise unseres Gehirns zu.
A neuroscientist examines the imperfections in the human brain and highlights the causes, consequences, and evolutionary purpose of these "bugs" and discusses how they function and malfunction in the modern world.
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