A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain
ISBN: 1324002379
EAN13: 9781324002376
Language: English
Release Date: Feb 8, 2022
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover
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   An enjoyable read. Didn’t want the book to end
The stories were fascinating and the scientific explanations were clear. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book by Oliver Sachs.
   Wonderful. book
This book will teach you about the cutting edge of cognitive neurology. Peskin introduces us to a number of neurological conditions through a number of case studies, along with a behind the scenes look at how each condition and its underlying cause was first discovered and who the main players were. In undestanding the human condition is added in a wonderful book.
   Makes a complicated topic easy to understand!
The book is a mix of science, real life stories, and the history of brain diseases. The explanation of how and why the body is programmed to make certain types of cells is fascinating. The book is easy to read.
   Clear writing and fascinating stories
The stories of the patients are well told and understandable.
   gripping tales of the chemistry behind how we think and act
Dr. Manning has written a book about the intricate, yet vulnerable biology of how we act. The stories showed how small changes in molecule can have a big impact on behavior and cognitive function. I was left with hope that the treatments and even cures for these devastating illnesses can be found. Excellent!
   Fascinating Read
The book is easy to understand for people who don't have a science medical background. It was very insightful and educational.
   Fascinating Science
The book is easy to read and explores the mysteries of neurology. The author brings her characters to life and explains the science to everyone.