David J. Linden is a professor of neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The author of The Accidental Mind—winner of a Silver Medal at the Independent Publisher's Book Awards—he serves as the editor in chief of the Journal of Neurophysiology. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
The compass of pleasure is a book to read for a better understanding of the relationship between Human behaviour and the "brain functioning". Read morePublished 6 days ago by Pierluigi vergani
This is a wonderful book I had to write a report on it for my college psychology class.Published 1 month ago by Cianna.
This is a fascinating book, dense though it may be. While probably not a textbook, per se, it does delve deeply into the structures and chemicals in the brain that create the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by David Vaughan
Interesting although difficult to get through the neurobiology info at times, maybe better if you have already taken a few chemistry or biology courses!Published 1 month ago by b4s
I liked reading this book and recommend it to anyone that is interested in neuroscience and behavior. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Maria B. Misiura
This is a great book. Dr. Linden explains clearly and plainly how the brain perceives pleasure and how this affects our behavior. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Marc Bilodeau
If you have addiction problems, this is a masterpiece. Even if you don't, the science described in extremely understandable ways makes one realize the complexity of who we are and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Larry Walters
In The Compass of Pleasure, David J. Linden, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, explores the neuroscience behind how some animals and human beings respond to pleasure, and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Matthew Prentice
It is thick with science but it is VERY interesting and tells a lot about the little piece of the brain that makes us love what we love and how it effects any number of our... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Patrick Aderhold