Language : English
Published : 2018-07-06
Pages : 994
Holes Human Anatomy and Physiology MY and PHYSIOLOGY 15th Student International Edition
Perfect for introductory level students, Hole’s Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge by focusing on the fundamentals. This new edition updates a great A&P classic while offering greater efficiencies to the user. The 15th edition focuses on helping students master core themes in anatomy and physiology, which are distilled down into key concepts and underlying mechanisms.
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If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again-or rather not “think” at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies-long dismissed as mere conveyances-actually constitute the core of our intelligent life. From the endocrinal means by which our organs communicate to the instantaneous decision-making prompted by external phenomena, our bodies are able to perform intelligent computations that we either overlook or wrongly attribute to our brains. Embodied intelligence is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy and neuropsychology, and Claxton shows how the privilege given to cerebral thinking has taken a toll on modern society, resulting in too much screen time, the diminishment of skilled craftsmanship, and an overvaluing of white-collar over blue-collar labor. Discussing techniques that will help us reconnect with our bodies, Claxton shows how an appreciation of the body’s intelligence will enrich all our lives.
About the Author
Guy Claxton is Emeritus Professor of the Learning Sciences at the University of Winchester. His many publications include Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less. He lives in the UK.