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    • The Consciousness Instinct

    • Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind
    • By: Michael S. Gazzaniga
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How do neurons turn into minds? The problem of consciousness has gnawed at us for millennia. In the last century there have been massive breakthroughs that have rewritten the science of the brain, and yet the puzzles faced by the ancient Greeks are still present. In The Consciousness Instinct, the neuroscience pioneer Michael S. Gazzaniga puts the latest research in conversation with the history of human thinking about the mind, giving a big-picture view of what science has revealed about consciousness. 

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    • Consciousness through the lens of Neuroscience

    • By Philomath on 12-01-18

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Who's in Charge?

    • Free Will and the Science of the Brain
    • By: Michael S. Gazzaniga
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The father of cognitive neuroscience and author of Human offers a provocative argument against the common belief that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes and we are therefore not responsible for our actions.

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    • Use Your Credit On "Who's In Charge"

    • By Dan on 04-03-12

    Regular price: $25.86

    • Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

    • A Life in Neuroscience
    • By: Michael S. Gazzaniga
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    In the mid-20th century, Michael S. Gazzaniga made one of the great discoveries in the history of neuroscience: split-brain theory, the notion that the right and left hemispheres of the brain can act independently from each other and have different strengths.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The brain science was all that was interesting

    • By buckeye2 on 03-25-15

    Regular price: $28.51