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The Idea Of The Brain: A History

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Professor Matthew Cobb


“The Idea of the Brain” is a book by Professor Matthew Cobb that explores the history of our understanding of the brain and how it has evolved over time. The book covers a wide range of topics, from ancient beliefs about the brain to the latest advances in neuroscience, and offers a thought-provoking analysis of the cultural, social, and scientific factors that have shaped our understanding of this complex organ. The author examines the major figures in the history of neuroscience, such as Galen, Descartes, and Ramón y Cajal, and explains how their ideas have influenced the development of modern neuroscience. He also discusses the ethical and philosophical implications of our growing knowledge of the brain, and how it is changing our understanding of ourselves and our place in the world. With its engaging writing style and interdisciplinary approach, “The Idea of the Brain” is a fascinating exploration of one of the most complex and mysterious organs in the human body.

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Matthew Cobb is Professor of Zoology at the University of Manchester where his research focuses on the sense of smell, insect behaviour and the history of science. His books include The Egg & Sperm Race and acclaimed accounts of the French Resistance during the Second World War and the liberation of Paris in 1944.

Book Specifications

Title: The Idea Of The Brain
Author: Professor Matthew Cobb
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Weight: 370g
Published Year: 2021
Publisher: Profile
ISBN: 978-1781255902
Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.9 x 19.8 cm
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