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Books on brain/mind, neuroscience, evolution of brain etc. #6

About the brain, but not the cognitive part

  • Hallucinations by Sacks 2012
  • Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer, 2012
  • Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior by Leonard Mlodinow, 2012 pb 2013 stories of unconscuos re:perception etc, not necessarily ct
  • The New Brain: How the modern age is rewiring your mind by Richard Restak
  • How Intelligence Happens by John Duncan, 2010
  • On Intelligence by Sandra Blakeslee 2005
  • 3/11 What is Emotion? History, Measures, and Meaning By Jerome Kagan (2007)
  • 2/10 Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves, by Sharon Begley (2007)
  • Matthews, Gerald, et al, Emotional Intelligence: Science and Myth (2002, 585 pp.) empirical findings debunk extravagant claims. Not for layman, but readable. Good depth on definitions, criteria for theory; exhaustive.
  • Brain for All Seasons: human evolution and abrupt climate change by Willm Calvin, 2002
  • The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker 1994
  • In Search of Memory, by Eric Kandel
  • E. O. Wilson’s controversial chapters from Sociobiology