Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: A Renowned Neurologist Explains the Mystery and Drama of Brain Disease

Tell the doctor where it hurts It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under attack In this book, Dr Allan Ropper and Brian Burrell take the reader behind the scenes

Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

From one of America s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain The mind is designed to often d

The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

For Dr Guy Leschziner s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, sleep apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares Demoniac halluc

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery

Neuroscientist Lipska was diagnosed early in 2015 with metastatic melanoma in her brain s frontal lobe As the cancer progressed and was treated, the author experienced behavioral and cognitive symptoms connected to a range of mental disorders, including her professional specialty, schizophrenia Li

It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle

A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field Depression Anxiety Chronic Pain Phobias Obsessive thoughts The evidence is compelling the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life

The Gendered Brain: The New Neuroscience That Shatters the Myth of the Female Brain

A treasure trove of information and good humour CORDELIA FINE, author of Testosterone Rex Do you have a female brain or a male brain Or is that the wrong question Reading maps or reading emotions Barbie or Lego We live in a gendered world where we are bombarded with messages about sex and gend

The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries old notion that the human brain is immutable Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they ve