The Resource Human : the science behind what makes us unique, Michael S. Gazzaniga

Human : the science behind what makes us unique, Michael S. Gazzaniga

Label
Human : the science behind what makes us unique
Title
Human
Title remainder
the science behind what makes us unique
Statement of responsibility
Michael S. Gazzaniga
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the world's leading neuroscientists explores how best to understand the human condition by examining the biological, psychological, and highly social nature of our species within the social context of our lives. In Human, Gazzaniga explores a number of related issues, including what makes human brains unique, the importance of language and art in defining the human condition, the nature of human consciousness, and even artificial intelligence
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gazzaniga, Michael S
Dewey number
612.8/233
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QP360.5
  • Q
LC item number
.G395 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 I-826
  • WL 300
NLM item number
G291h 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology
  • Human beings
  • Consciousness
  • Brain
  • Consciousness
  • Humans
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neurosciences cognitives
  • Neuropsychologie
  • Homme
  • Conscience
Label
Human : the science behind what makes us unique, Michael S. Gazzaniga
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-431) and index
Contents
The basics of human life: Are human brains unique? -- Would a chimp make a good date? -- Navigating the social world: Big brains and expanding social relationships -- The moral compass within -- I feel your pain -- The glory of being human: What's up with the arts? -- We all act like dualists: the converter function -- Is anybody there? -- Beyond current constraints: Who needs flesh?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 447 p.
Isbn
9780060892883
Lccn
2008297703
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2136464-01umb_inst
  • 2215797
  • (Sirsi) i9780060892883
  • (OCoLC)179807190
Label
Human : the science behind what makes us unique, Michael S. Gazzaniga
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-431) and index
Contents
The basics of human life: Are human brains unique? -- Would a chimp make a good date? -- Navigating the social world: Big brains and expanding social relationships -- The moral compass within -- I feel your pain -- The glory of being human: What's up with the arts? -- We all act like dualists: the converter function -- Is anybody there? -- Beyond current constraints: Who needs flesh?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 447 p.
Isbn
9780060892883
Lccn
2008297703
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2136464-01umb_inst
  • 2215797
  • (Sirsi) i9780060892883
  • (OCoLC)179807190

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