The Throwing Madonna by William H. Calvin
Essays on the Brain (William H. Calvin Book 2)

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These essays on the brain leap from the philosophical to the comical, from the scientific theory to mundane events of everyday life. The Throwing Madonna provides a window through which the average person can peer into the elusive world of neurobiology and find greater understanding of the human race.
 

About William H. Calvin

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William H. Calvin is an affiliate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He is the author or coauthor of ten books, including Lingua ex Machina, The Cerebral Code, How Brains Think, Conversations with Neil's Brain, and The River That Flows Uphill. The last third of A Brain for All Seasons is based on his cover story "The Great Climate Flip-Flop" in The Atlantic Monthly.
 
Published September 12, 2010 by WilliamCalvin.org. 253 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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