Brains Explained: How They Work & Why They Work that Way

// STEM Learning about the Human Brain // Fun and Educational Facts about Human Body

Written By: Alie Caldwell, Micah Caldwell
Discover bizarre and fascinating facts about the most complex organ in the human body!

Brains Explained tackles everything from prehistoric neurosurgery to future advances in brain enhancements. Have you ever wondered, "Do animals dream like humans do?" "Can 'brain-boosting' drugs really work?" or "Will we be able to upload our consciousness to computers?" Wonder no more!

The mission of neuroscientist Alie Caldwell and clinical therapist Micah Caldwell is simple: Show and tell about the brain, neurology, and neuropsychology, in an easily accessible format. Just as in their hit YouTube channel, Neuro Transmissions, their new book addresses complex scientific concepts, but breaks them down for the reader in an understandable and entertaining fashion.

Curious about what part of your brain does what, and how? Why do we experience deja vu? What happens when we dream? Who first studied the brain in detail, and what did they find? You'll learn all these things and more with Brains Explained! This book is guaranteed to be a science favorite on your shelf for years to come.
Format: PLC
Publication Date: 6/22/2021
ISBN: 9781681885636
Pages: 256
Trim Size: 6.75 x 8.5


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Alie Caldwell, Author: Alie Caldwell is the resident neuroscientist at Neuro Transmissions. She graduated from MIT in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and obtained her PhD at UCSD in Neuroscience. Currently, Alie serves as the inaugural Bigelow Science Communications Fellow at UC San Diego, where she develops interdisciplinary science communication efforts for the university.

Micah Caldwell, Author: Micah Caldwell is the psychology consultant and video editor at Neuro Transmissions. Micah is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in California, has an M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and currently provides therapy to primarily college students in San Diego.