The Throwing Madonna: Essays on the Brain

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These essays on the brain leap from the philosophical to the comical, from the scientific theory to mundane events of everyday life. The Throwing Madonna provides a window through which the average person can peer into the elusive world of neurobiology and find greater understanding of the human race.

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William H. Calvin, Ph.D., is a theoretical neurophysiologist at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the author of The Atlantic Monthlys cover story, The Great Climate Flip-flop, and of ten books, including The Cerebral Code, How Brains Think, The River that Flows Uphill, The Cerebral Symphony, The Ascent of Mind, and co-author of Conversations with Neils Brain and Lingua ex Machina.

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"As exciting as a detective story. For anyone interested in biology and evolution, this book will prove appealing." -- The New York Times Book Review

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