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Richard Lipkin --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Highly recommended to any student of brain & behaviour, psychology and the human condition!
Our brains have a remarkable ability to edit our memories and insights in such a way that it can constantly protect us from the truths that surround us.
The information presented in the rest of the book reads extremely easily, almost like a good research journal summary article.
Interesting, although a little wordy at times. By "wordy" I mean explained the same thing several times. Read morePublished 1 month ago by L. .G. avid reader
This book is a great "bathroom reader" IF you can look past the author's penchant for complex sentence structure. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rob Rosenberger
My daughter has read this book twice now. She loves books that deal with the brain. Already read it once from the libraryPublished 5 months ago by Trying to get healthy
Pop science at best, A Mind of Its Own offers labels for how the brain filters information but little insight into how to be mindful or to raise consciousness. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Win
I really enjoyed this book. It was easy to read and didn't get boring. I'd recommend this to anyone who enjoys learning why humans do the things we do.Published 9 months ago by Belinda Biddick
Convincing the brain of its own biases is not an easy task, but Cordelia Fine makes a very compelling and effective case in her book, A Mind of its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Brandon Verwijst
Researching why we behave as we do, I wanted to learn more about how our subconscious thinking affects our behaviour. Read morePublished 13 months ago by MTG
What a great read this book is, with it's enlightening intruduction to many different mechanisms with which the brain tends to fool our selves into seeing a slightly different... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kyrre Amanaborg