The Resource Brain bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives., Dean Buonomano, (downloadable audiobook)

Brain bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives., Dean Buonomano, (downloadable audiobook)

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Brain bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives.
Title
Brain bugs
Title remainder
How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives.
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Dean Buonomano
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Language
eng
Summary
A lively, surprising tour of our mental glitches and how they arise.With its trillions of connections, the human brain is more beautiful and complex than anything we could ever build, but it's far from perfect: our memory is unreliable; we can't multiply large sums in our heads; advertising manipulates our judgment; we tend to distrust people who are different from us; supernatural beliefs and superstitions are hard to shake; we prefer instant gratification to long-term gain; and what we presume to be rational decisions are often anything but. Drawing on striking examples and fascinating studies, neuroscientist Dean Buonomano illuminates the causes and consequences of these "bugs" in terms of the brain's innermost workings and their evolutionary purposes. He then goes one step further, examining how our brains function—and malfunction—in the digital, predator-free, information-saturated, special-effects-addled world that we have built for ourselves. Along the way, Brain Bugs gives us the tools to hone our cognitive strengths while recognizing our inherent weaknesses
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Buonomano, Dean
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Narrator: William Hughes
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  • Hughes, William
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  • Nonfiction
  • Science
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adult
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Brain bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives., Dean Buonomano, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=589283
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
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9781481589017
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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unknown
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3C1F58B6-B6BE-4A59-BB75-8275761CB8ED
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Brain bugs : How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives., Dean Buonomano, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=589283
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000003c1f58b6-b6be-4a59-bb75-8275761cb8ed
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481589017
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
3C1F58B6-B6BE-4A59-BB75-8275761CB8ED
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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