From Publishers Weekly
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Overall, "Human" is the best popular-press nonfiction book I have ever read.
Michael Gazzaniga, a preeminent brain scientist who has made the study of the human mind scientifically viable, has hit a grand slam with his new book.
All in all, this book is definitely a worthwhile read if you have interest in this topic.
Opened up many new areas of understanding what has been learned about the human brain. Was a great learning source to better understand why we believe the things we choose to... Read morePublished 20 days ago by John J. Scalfani
Another in a growing series of popular science books about the human brain and the ways we think. Readable and useful, but I prefer both Ramachandran and Damasio, whose analyses... Read morePublished 5 months ago by ronbc
An excellent exploration of human body! Interesting facts on latest findings and trends. It was an enjoyable read and highly recommend it to those who are interested to learn more... Read morePublished 5 months ago by nostradamus
Gazzaniga is brilliant yet has the affability of your uncle Frank at the family barbecue. He is engaging, witty, articulate with the rare ability to synthesize and analyze heady... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dr Dave
I have not yet had time to read this book so I don't know whether it is a good book or not.Published 16 months ago by Helen G. Berrigan
"Human", by Michael Gazzaniga, is a book about what makes humans unique from any other creatures. Gazzaniga is a professor at University of California, Santa Barbara. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kelly Stec
He is one of the experts that can also write for regular, curious readers. His science is rendered clearly and with verve. His writing is fluent and captivatingPublished 23 months ago by Rosalia
If you're looking for a book about evolutionary adaptations in the brain, resulting in a unique, human brain, you're certainly in the right place! Read morePublished 24 months ago by NathanJ2124
I was enthralled reading this book. He's got a great writing style which makes some complex biology quite discernible to the non medical person (at least I thought so). Read morePublished on May 4, 2012 by Audrey Goodman