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NeuroLogic - The Brain's Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior

Eliezer Sternberg

A groundbreaking investigation of the brain's hidden logic behind our strangest behaviors, and of how conscious and unconscious systems interact in order to create our experience and preserve our sense of self. From bizarre dreams and hallucinations to schizophrenia and multiple personalities, the human brain is responsible for a diverse spectrum of strange thoughts and behaviors. When observed from the outside, these phenomena are often written off as being just "crazy," but what if they were actually planned and logical? NeuroLogic explores the brain's internal system of reasoning, from its unconscious depths to conscious decision making, and illuminates how it explains our most outlandish as well as our most stereotyped behaviors. From sleepwalking murderers, contagious yawning, and the brains of sports fans to false memories, subliminal messages, and the secret of ticklishness, Dr. Eliezer Sternberg shows that there are patterns to the way the brain interprets the world--patterns that fit the brain's unique logic. Unraveling these patterns and the various ways they can be disturbed will not only alter our view of mental illness and supernatural experience, but will also shed light on the hidden parts of ourselves. (With black-and-white illustrations throughout.) From the Hardcover edition.

A groundbreaking investigation of the brain's hidden logic behind our strangest behaviors, and of how conscious and unconscious systems interact in order to create our experience and preserve our sense of self. From bizarre dreams and hallucinations to schizophrenia and multiple personalities, the human brain is responsible for a diverse spectrum of strange thoughts and behaviors. When observed from the outside, these phenomena are often written off as being just "crazy," but what if they were actually planned and logical? NeuroLogic explores the brain's internal system of reasoning, from its unconscious depths to conscious decision making, and illuminates how it explains our most outlandish as well as our most stereotyped behaviors. From sleepwalking murderers, contagious yawning, and the brains of sports fans to false memories, subliminal messages, and the secret of ticklishness, Dr. Eliezer Sternberg shows that there are patterns to the way the brain interprets the world--patterns that fit the brain's unique logic. Unraveling these patterns and the various ways they can be disturbed will not only alter our view of mental illness and supernatural experience, but will also shed light on the hidden parts of ourselves. (With black-and-white illustrations throughout.) From the Hardcover edition.
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A groundbreaking investigation of the brain's hidden logic behind our strangest behaviors, and of how conscious and unconscious systems interact in order to create our experience and preserve our sense of self. From bizarre dreams and hallucinations to schizophrenia and multiple personalities, the human brain is responsible for a diverse spectrum of strange thoughts and behaviors. When observed from the outside, these phenomena are often written off as being just "crazy," but what if they were actually planned and logical? NeuroLogic explores the brain's internal system of reasoning, from its unconscious depths to conscious decision making, and illuminates how it explains our most outlandish as well as our most stereotyped behaviors. From sleepwalking murderers, contagious yawning, and the brains of sports fans to false memories, subliminal messages, and the secret of ticklishness, Dr. Eliezer Sternberg shows that there are patterns to the way the brain interprets the world--patterns that fit the brain's unique logic. Unraveling these patterns and the various ways they can be disturbed will not only alter our view of mental illness and supernatural experience, but will also shed light on the hidden parts of ourselves. (With black-and-white illustrations throughout.) From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kaleo Griffith

Length:

10h 19m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:24


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:56


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:36


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:38


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:06


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:48


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:38


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:05


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:53


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:23


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:35


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:18


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:49


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:41


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:15


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:14


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:02


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:39


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:40


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:46


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:07


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:50


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:02


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:57


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:24


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:37


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:57


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:51


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

09:40


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:40


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:02


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:31


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:56


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

09:57


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:30


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

02:18


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

02:41


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:44


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

03:35


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

09:17


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:39


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:14


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:10


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:15


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:45


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:25


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:16


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:52


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:53


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

02:13


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:12


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:31


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:51


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

09:05


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:21


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:58


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:32


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:09


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:40


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:24


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:37


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:36


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

09:42


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:01


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:46


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:17


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:53


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

08:14


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:11


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:21


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:30


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:39


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:55


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:44


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:04


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

08:31


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:59


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:53


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:15


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:05


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

09:21


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

07:53


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:00


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

07:15


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

00:36