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Author Purves, Dale.

Title Brains : how they seem to work / Dale Purves.

Publication Info. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press Science, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  612.8 PURVES    Check Shelf
Description xii, 304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Neuroscience circa 1960 -- Neurobiology at Harvard -- Biophysics at university college -- Nerve cells versus brain systems -- Neural development -- Exploring brain systems -- The visual system : Hubel and Wiesel redux -- Visual perception -- Perceiving color -- The organization of perceptual qualities -- Perceiving geometry -- Perceiving motion -- How brains seem to work.
Subject Brain -- Popular works.
Neurobiology -- Popular works.
Brain -- physiology.
History, 20th Century.
Neurobiology -- Autobiography.
Neurobiology -- history.
ISBN 9780137055098 hardback alkaline paper
0137055099 hardback alkaline paper
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