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Contents Prologue I. A Grand Tour of Terra Incognita The spinal cord 1 Skull Marrow First thoughts about the mind 2 Servants and Guards of the Great King The classical brain 3 The Brain as Geography Maps of the mind 4 A River Runs Through It The development of a brain 5 Leonardo's Butterfly The spinal cord 6 Interlude The worm that turned (over) II. An Assault on the Senses The brain stem 7 A Forest So Dense The new anatomy of Santiago Ramon y Cajal 8 The Little Fish Who Never Grew Up The origins of the ear 9 The Brain as Archaeology The hindbrain 10 Beauty Is in the Eye of the, er, Squid The origins of the eye 11 Hillocks, Buttocks, Blindsight, and Black Stuff The midbrain 12 Stinkin' and Thinkin' The origins of the nose 13 Into the Marriage Chamber for Some Sexy Synesthesia Entering the forebrain 14 Why Is "D" Brown? When the senses mix 15 Interlude Shrapnel and magnets III. Where All the Mind May Be Found? The cortex 16 The Brain as Engineering Wilder Penfield and the cortex 17 The Apparent Disorder of the Cerebral Jungle What is in those hemispheres? 18 The Seahorse and the Almond Memory, learning, and fear 19 The Hard Question Brain size and consciousness Epilogue: No Turning Back Further Reading Index
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Neuroanatomy -- Popular works.