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The story of neuroscience : unlocking the mysteries of the brain and consciousness / Anne Rooney.

By: Rooney, Anne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Arcturus, 2017Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1784285366; 9781784285364.Subject(s): Neurosciences | Neurosciences -- HistoryDDC classification: 612.8 Summary: "How we think, feel, move, remember, imagine, and experience the outside world and our own bodies is the domain of neuroscience. For millennia, the workings of the brain and nerves could be approached only through superstition and conjecture. Then, in the 19th century, neuroscience began to cast light on this most complex of our bodiy systems. This books traces the development of neuroscience, from ancient beliefs to the technologies of the present day."-- Publisher's description.
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Includes index.

"How we think, feel, move, remember, imagine, and experience the outside world and our own bodies is the domain of neuroscience. For millennia, the workings of the brain and nerves could be approached only through superstition and conjecture. Then, in the 19th century, neuroscience began to cast light on this most complex of our bodiy systems. This books traces the development of neuroscience, from ancient beliefs to the technologies of the present day."-- Publisher's description.