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Models of the Mind: How Physics, Engineering and Mathematics Have Shaped Our Understanding of the Brain Hardcover – 4 May 2021

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'Grace Lindsay provides a masterful tour of this important frontier, tackling intimidating topics with verve and wit.' ― Sean Carroll, author of Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

'Enthralling, erudite and accessible . an engrossing history of science and an enlightening guide to neuroscience's current frontiers.' ― Liam Drew, Neurobiologist and author of I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals

'This book is an anthology of the scientific poetry that has illuminated our studies and conceptions of the brain.' ― Professor Larry Abbott, Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University

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Explores the value of describing the machinery of neuroscience using the elegant language of mathematics and reveals in full the remarkable fruits of this endeavour.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bloomsbury Sigma (4 May 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1472966422
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1472966421
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.29 x 3.54 x 22.15 cm
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