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Author Wexler, Bruce E.

Title Brain and culture : neurobiology, ideology, and social change / Bruce E. Wexler.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    612.8 WEX    Available
Description 307 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-298) and index.
Contents Background: some basic facts about the human brain -- I: Transgenerational shaping of human brain function -- Effects of sensory deprivation and sensory enrichment of brain structure and function -- Effects of the social environment on brain structure and function -- II: The neurobiology of ideology -- Self-preservation and the difficulty of change in adulthood -- The meeting of cultures.
Subject Social change -- Psychological aspects.
Culture -- Psychological aspects.
Neurobiology -- Social aspects.
Changement social -- Aspect psychologique.
Culture -- Aspect psychologique.
Neurobiologie -- Aspect social.
Cultural Characteristics.
Social change.
ISBN 0262232480 (alk. paper)
9780262232487 (alk. paper)

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