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Reviews and recommendations from the January/February 2010 issue of Scientific American MIND

The Brain Book is also just plain fun to browse, thanks to the variety of topics relevant to each of us in real life, from the sections about how we sense pain, to the neurobiology of desire and reward, to how the creative process can change the brain's chemistry. Fun might not be a term that comes to mind often when considering reference books; that's why The Human Brain Book proves itself unique among educational texts.

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