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The problem I have with Richard Restak is that he writes in 'overview;' barely touching the subject matter. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Georgie
This book is written in a very easy style and presents some of the latest findings about the brain and why it does what it does. Read morePublished on August 2, 2009 by Ernest D. Murrah
The subtitle of the book is misleading-there is only 1 1/2 chapters devoted to how our brains are being rewired by today's society. Read morePublished on October 16, 2007 by K. Smith
Richard Restak has published several books about the functioning of the human brain, all intended for a general audience. Read morePublished on October 7, 2007 by Mostly Mozart
Restak takes the wonder of the human brain and brings it down to earth for people like me who were non-science majors. Read morePublished on January 16, 2007 by Anne
Perhaps my rating was a bit biased because I'm a psychologist and am familiar with most of the brain research and neuropsychology statistics. Read morePublished on January 11, 2007 by D. Todd
The New Brain is an excellent summary of current research and cutting edge technology. It does not go into depth about the different parts of the brain, but it does give... Read morePublished on August 28, 2006 by C. Bauer
This book surprised me with its clarity, accessibility, and objectivity. Restak lays out the latest brain research, focusing on what he calls the brain's 'elasticity', which is a... Read morePublished on May 10, 2006 by K.
I thought this was a great book especially to a layperson who may not completely understand all the technical terms. Read morePublished on January 28, 2006 by A Fan