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Author Seung, Sebastian.

Title Connectome : how the brain's wiring makes us who we are / Sebastian Seung.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    612.82 SEU    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    612.82 SEU    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    612.82 SEU    Available
Description xxii, 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-334) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Does size matter? Genius and madness ; Border disputes -- pt. 2. Connectionism. No neuron is an island ; Neurons all the way down ; The assembly of memories -- pt. 3. Nature and nurture. The forestry of genes ; Renewing our potential -- pt. 4. Connectomics. Seeing is believing ; Following the trail ; Carving ; Codebreaking ; Comparing ; Changing -- pt. 5. Beyond humanity. To freeze or to pickle? ; Save as ...
Summary The audacious effort to map the brain--and along with it our mental afflictions, from autism to schizophrenia--by a rising star in neuroscience.
Subject Brain -- Anatomy.
Brain -- Physiology.
Cognition -- Physiology.
Brain mapping.
Note How the brain's wiring makes us who we are
ISBN 9780547508184 (hbk.)
0547508182 (hbk.)

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