Best of the Brain from Scientific American

  • by Floyd E. Bloom
  • Narrated by Barrett Whitener
  • 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In Best of the Brain, top neuroscientist Floyd E. Bloom has selected the most fascinating brain-related articles from Scientific American and Scientific American Mind since 1999. Bloom garnishes the impressive line-up with his own introduction.The articles are grouped in three sections. "Mind" includes stories on consciousness and creativity, among brain researchers' most diffcult topics. "Matter" features new perspectives on our senses, psychological disorders, addiction, and more. "Tomorrow's Brain" provides a peek into the future of brain-machine interactions and groundbreaking treatment approaches. In the understandable, exciting language that has made Scientific American magazine popular among general readers and experts alike, Best of the Brain provides gripping stories from the frontlines of brain research.

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Oustanding content, flat naration.

A good title let down by uninspiring mechanical narration.
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- Thomas

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-10-2008
  • Publisher: Dana Press