Great Myths of the Brain

Great Myths of the Brain

Book Title: Great Myths of the Brain

Author: Neil V. Watson

Format: Paperback | 352 pages

Publication Date: 17 Nov 2014

ISBN-13: 9781118312711

Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the field of neuroscience by examining popular myths about the human brain. * Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature * Looks at enduring myths such as Do we only use 10% of our brain? , Pregnant women lose their mind , Right-brained people are more creative and many more. * Delves into myths relating to specific brain disorders, including epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others * Written engagingly and accessibly for students and lay readers alike, providing a unique introduction to the study of the brain * Teaches readers how to spot neuro hype and neuro-nonsense claims in the media