Wider Than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness
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BeschreibungIn this fascinating book, a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist offers an up-to-date account of the workings of the brain and the connections between mind and body. Dr. Gerald Edelman explores the relation of consciousness to causation, evolution, the development of the self, and the origins of feelings, learning, and memory, basing his discussion on recent advances in science and medicine.
PortraitGerald M. Edelman, M.D., is director of the Neurosciences Institute and president of Neurosciences Research Foundation. He is also professor and chair of the Department of the Neurobiology at the Scripps Research Institute. For his studies on the structure and diversity of antibodies he received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
Pressestimmen" [An] elegant . . . laudable, [and] accessible exploration of what ' s happening in neuroscience, biochemistry, and other disciplines, and an insightful examination of the trait that defines humans above all other organisms. " -- San Diego Union-Tribune
Untertitel: Nota Bene. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten