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Discovering the Brain by Sandra Ackerman

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Discovering the Brain
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309045290
ISBN-13: 9780309045292
Number of pages: 195

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Discovering the Brain is a 'field guide' to the brain -- an easy-to-read discussion of the brain's physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. Science writer Sandra Ackerman cuts through the complexity to bring this vital topic to the public.

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