This is an illustrated guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain. The Brain Book combines the latest findings from neuroscience with new brain imaging techniques to reveal the intricate wonder of the human brain. Through unique computer-generated 3D images, brain MRI scans and stunning graphics, you'll enjoy a guided tour of the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail with this award-winning book. You can discover how the brain works, from its function as the hub of the nervous system to brain disorders. You can gain insight into such esoteric aspects as behaviour, language and communication and discover the nature of genius. Incisive, clear and authoritative, this updated edition of The Brain Book (previous ISBN 9781405341295) is an essential human brain manual for students and healthcare professionals, as well as a comprehensive reference book for the family.