YOUR BRAIN: Why do we have emotions? What is creativity? Do we have free will? Why do we have dreams? Where do memories go? How do we learn and how can neuroscience teach us to improve or enhance our minds? 100 Lessons on Your Brain in 100 Words or Less explores neuroscience, biology, and psychology to help unravel the complex biological factors that help explain how our minds work. Your Brain is the most complex object in the universe. Spend a little time investigating the nature of your mind, what we know and the mysteries that remain about how it works.
We all know that we don't read enough—but don't beat yourself up—read a little, you can still learn a lot. Read between sets at the gym, on your way to work, while queuing at the bank, or even wind down with a few lessons at bedtime. Dip in, dip out, learn something new along the way. Try it–you might just like it.
Dr. Katie Featherstone is an expert in sociology of biomedical technologies. She is also Senior Lecturer within the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, a Research Fellow within Cesagen and a collaborator within the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University. She has also recently completed her second research monograph Creating Conditions: the Making and Re-making of a Genetic Syndrome.