Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

David Eagleman


If the wide awake mind--the half you think about to be you--is simply the top of the iceberg, what's the relaxation doing?
 
In this gleaming and provocative publication, well known neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the unconscious mind to light up its extraordinary mysteries. Why can your foot circulate midway to the brake pedal prior to you develop into consciously conscious of hazard forward? Is there a real Mel Gibson? How is your mind like a conflicted democracy engaged in civil struggle? What do Odysseus and the subprime personal loan meltdown have in universal? Why are humans whose names start with J extra prefer to marry people whose names start with J? And why is it so tricky to maintain a mystery?
 
Taking in mind harm, airplane recognizing, relationship, medications, good looks, infidelity, synesthesia, legal legislation, synthetic intelligence, and visible illusions, Incognito is an exhilarating subsurface exploration of the brain and all its contradictions.

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