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10 Voyages Through the Human Mind
10 Voyages Through the Human Mind

10 Voyages Through the Human Mind

Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

The RI Lectures

PSYCHOLOGY

224 Pages, 4.25 x 7

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $21.95 (US $21.95) (CA $29.95)

Publication Date: February 2020

ISBN 9781789290974

Rights: US & CA

Michael O'Mara Books (Feb 2020)
Michael O'Mara

Price: $21.95
 
 

Overview

The third in a series of books in association with the Royal Institution on their world-renowned Christmas Lectures, this time exploring the intriguing pathways of the human brain and the complexities of the mind.Following on from the success of 13 Journeys Through Space and Time and 11 Explorations into Life on Earth, this third book in the series takes a look at the staggering capabilities of the human brain through twelve of the most revealing Christmas Lectures on the subject given at the RI over the last two centuries.Undoubtedly the most complex material in the universe, the human brain makes us who we are, but how it works and why has long been a mystery. Through this series of fascinating lectures, spanning over a hundred years, experts in the fields of psychology, neurology and biology examine the workings of our most important organ, revealing a hidden and complex world.

Author Biography

Catherine de Lange is a science journalist, editor, and multimedia producer. She has written for Nature, the Guardian, and the Washington Post among others, and has worked on TV programs such as the Royal Institution's Christmas Lectures, as well as radio documentaries including BBC Radio 4's Dear Professor Hawking. She is Biomedical Features Editor at New Scientist.