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Incognito

The Secret Lives of the Brain

By David Eagleman
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Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

Unbeknownst to you, a subconscious part of your brain is constantly whirring away and wielding a tremendous influence on your thoughts, feelings and behavior. Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (2011) is your guide to the other side of your brain, and how it shapes your life.

  • Anyone interested in psychology, psychiatry or neuroscience
  • Anyone interested in what makes us see the world the way we see it, and the inner workings of our minds
  • Anyone who wonders whether there is such a thing as free will, and if criminals truly choose to commit their crimes

David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and junior professor at Baylor College of Medicine who has written several popular science books, including Wednesday is Indigo Blue.

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