The Body Speaks

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 26 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

This edition of Scientific American Mind contains six articles. You will hear about exciting new advances in the early detection of autism, how people can be trained to recover their lost sense of smell, the special language skills that set humans apart from their fellow animals, and how the body speaks.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Six articles grace this special edition of Scientific American; half of which explain the language of the body, touching on insights offered by our gestures. Other articles delve into new advances in the early detection of autism and ways people can recover lost senses of smell. These narrated nuggets of science appeal to a wide audience. They are based in research, but chockfull of human stories. Plus, the talented performer makes these articles approachable. In particular, he proves his ease with technical language as he employs a conversational tone. These audio issues of Scientific American are perfect on-the-go education for busy-but-curious listeners.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-07-2006
  • Publisher: Scientific American