A Very Short Tour of the Mind

  • by Michael Corballis
  • Narrated by Derek Shetterly
  • 2 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What gives the human brain the creative ability that defines us all as individuals? Although the silicon version is hard on its heels, the brain remains the most remarkable computer in existence. Leading us through cognitive theory, neuroscience and Darwinian evolution with his trademark wit and wisdom, Michael Corballis explains what we know - and don't know - about our minds. How do we know if we're really the top dogs in brain power? Does our creativity stem solely from the right brain? From language to standing upright, composing music to bull, he uncovers our most common misconceptions and the fascinating habits and abilities that make us human.

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What the Critics Say

"Provocative.... A captivating story." (The New York Times)

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Customer Reviews

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Not what you expect

Given the image on the "cover" and the title, I thought this was a book about the brain. It is not.
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- Kiimberly

Quite interesting.

Easy to digest and interesting book that covers some interesting facts about human psychology.

Each section is good length to keep the dialogue moving and the book interesting
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- nick parker

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-02-2013
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC