This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Neuroscience - The field of science that studies the physical makeup, properties and function of the brain.
Alien and Zombie Routines - Terms that Eagleman uses to describe the many automatic processes that take place in our minds without our conscious knowledge.
Frontal Cortex - The part of the brain that is associated with appetites and desires.
Amygdala - A portion of the brain associated with control of the emotions.
Brain Hemispheres - Two nearly identical parts of the brain.
Dopamine - A neurotransmitter that is associated with both motor control and with...
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