The Brain

The Story of You

David Eagleman

We’re at an unprecedented moment in history, one in which brain science and technology are co-evolving. What happens at this intersection is poised to change who we are
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Bestselling author and ‘the hottest thing in neuroscience’ (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and eye-opening journey into the world of the brain

‘This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.’

Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It’s a journey that will take you into the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, genocide, brain surgery, robotics and the search for immortality. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see: you.

“Entertaining and profound: page-turning neuroscience from a bit of a genius”

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“On every page of The Brain there is a revelation so fantastic as to make one gasp”
Stephen Fry

“Clear, engaging and thought-provoking”

“The posterboy of neuroscience with ideas that will stretch your mind”

“Mind-blowing revelations abound”
financial Times

David Eagleman

David Eagleman, PhD, is a neuroscientist and internationally bestselling author. He teaches at Stanford University, is the creator and host of the Emmy-nominated television series The Brain, and is the CEO of Neosensory, a company that builds the next generation of neuroscience hardware. The author of seven other books, he lives in Silicon Valley in California.

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