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Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

With a Foreword by Steven Pinker

In Tales from Both Sides of the Brain, Michael S. Gazzaniga tells the story of his passionate, entrepreneurial life in science and his decades-long journey to understand how the separate spheres of our brains communicate and miscommunicate their separate agendas. From his time as an ambitious undergraduate at Dartmouth, as a member of its now famed Animal House fraternity, and his life as a diligent graduate student in California to the first experiments he conducted in his own lab; from meeting his first split-brain patients and his collaboration with esteemed intellectuals across disciplines, Gazzaniga recounts the trajectory of his discoveries. In his engaging and accessible style, he paints a vivid portrait not only of his discovery of split-brain theory, but also of his comrades-in-arms the many patients, friends, and family members who have accompanied him on this wild ride of intellectual discovery.

The idea that one skull can house two minds, each with a measure of autonomy, has also given way to the idea that we all have multiple minds operating as a confederation, according to Gazzaniga. How this system creates a seemingly unified mind . . . remains a compelling question. New York Times Book Review

Tales will be cataloged as scientific autobiography. . . . But it is as much a book about gratitude for the chance to study a subject as endlessly fascinating as the brain, for the author s brilliant colleagues and . . . for the patients who taught him . . . so much. Wall Street Journal

The personal story of a genius famous for one of the rare major discoveries ever made out in the still vast, still baffling terra incognita of the human brain, namely, the split-brain phenomenon. Tom Wolfe, author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and The Right Stuff"

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PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Title: Tales from Both Sides of the Brain
  • Author: Michael S. Gazzaniga
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780062228802
  • Length: 1.5 inch
  • Width: 6.25 inch
  • Languages: English
  • Subtitle: A Life in Neuroscience
  • Format: HardCover
  • Category: Biology , Popular Science
  • Publication Date: 03/02/2015
  • Pages: 448
  • Height: 9.75 inch
  • Weight: 1.45 gram

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