by Dean Buonomano
Hardcover, 310 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |
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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.
July 14, 2011 Neuroscientist Dean Buonomano explains why our brains make mistakes when we try to remember long lists of information or add large numbers in our heads. Humans live "in a time and place we didn't evolve to live in," he says.
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