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Brain Bugs

How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives

by Dean Buonomano

Hardcover, 310 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |


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How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives
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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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'Brain Bugs': Cognitive Flaws That 'Shape Our Lives'

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