Tales From Both Sides of the Brain, by Michael S. Gazzaniga

Tales From Both Sides of the Brain

One of the fathers of cognitive neuroscience narrates his life’s work in this warm memoir illuminating the birth of the revolutionary split-brain theory—the counterintuitive idea that instead of a unified brain, there’s a synchronized waltz between the independent left and right hemispheres. Gazzaniga’s tales of decades-long friendships show that science can be a surprisingly social co-creative effort that thrives outside the lab—say, over drinks, in the backs of RVs, or on Tahitian beaches. Unfortunately, he spends a bit too much time logging experiments in dull detail instead of elucidating their significance for his readers. B

Tales From Both Sides of the Brain
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