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The Other Brain

From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries About the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science

by R. Douglas, Ph.D. Fields

Hardcover, 371 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $27 |

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The Other Brain
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From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries About the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science
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R. Douglas, Ph.D. Fields

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Draws on recent findings to identify the purpose and importance of glial brain cells, illuminating new understandings and how they are shaping research into various neurological disorders, from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's to ALS and brain cancer.

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Tiny metal electrodes are attached to Albert Einstein's head to pick up impulses from his brain and to magnify and record them for study in 1950 in Princeton, N.J. Dr. Alejandro Arellano kneels beside him. AP/NAP hide caption

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