Oxford University Press
Very Short Introductions to Curious Young Minds: Your Intelligent Brain and How You Use It
Mike Tranter
Very Short Introductions to Curious Young Minds: Your Intelligent Brain and How You Use It
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Have you ever wondered how your brain works? Want to know why your brain is like a supercomputer? Written by neuroscientist Dr Mike Tranter, Your Intelligent Brain and How You Use It will tell you everything you need to know.

This book . . .
· reveals the mysteries of the brain, how it works, and why it needs time to rest
· gives you the facts, figures, and words you need to speak like a brain scientist
· will inspire you with photographs, illustrations, funny comic strips, and true science stories

The Very Short Introduction for Curious Young Minds series from Oxford University Press provides accessible introductions to the ideas, facts, and vocabulary behind an absorbing range of subjects. Meticulously researched and authoritative but written in simple language by experts in their fields, curious young readers will quickly get to grips with the basic principles and terminology of each subject.

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Language
English
ISBN
9780192783158
Contents
Chapter 1. What is the Brain?
Chapter 2. What is the Brain Made Of?
Chapter 3. How Does the Brain Work?
Chapter 4. How is the Brain Organized?
Chapter 5. Super Senses
Chapter 6. Learning and Memory
Chapter 7. Why the Brain Needs to Sleep
Chapter 8. Speech and Language
Chapter 9. How Do We Study the Brain?
Chapter 10. Neurodiversity and Neurodivergence
Chapter 11. Brain Health
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