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Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain

By Lisa Feldman Barrett

Length: 192 pages

Rating: 8/10

First Published: 2020

Get it: UK 🇬🇧 | US 🇺🇸

Last read: 2020

Great little neuroscience book. I enjoyed learning about our brain’s main purpose, how it works, and that the “reptilian brain” doesn’t exist. I wish the chapter titles were less mysterious.

While the book title takes inspiration from 8 brief lessons on physics the page count is twice as large.

See also: Iain Mcgilchris and the divided brain