Why do some people hear the color blue? How do we learn to talk? What happens in the brain during orgasm? Take a whirlwind tour of our most complex organ with science writer Emily Anthes in the book Instant Egghead Guide to the Mind (St. Martin's Press, December 23, 2008), a product of SciAm.com's 60-Second Science. Although you may not become an expert, you will get an informative, fun introduction to the mind—and tons of tidbits to share at cocktail parties about everything from dreams to robotic limbs controlled by the brain.