For the short review of this book, check out my Goodreads review.
Who are you? No, seriously, who are you? Where in your body is that part that is truly you, the one that has control and decision power?
Tell me. Is it the brain?
But how do you know that? How can some grey matter that stays inert in your skull be you? Are you a brain in a vat, dreaming the daily life? Again, whatever your answer is, my question is how do you know? Do you trust your senses and your intuition?
David Eagleman invites us to discover the mysteries of the brain. And when I say discover I want to say marvel at the things we don’t understand. We don’t know all the answers, but we are on the way to ask the right questions.(more…)