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  • Neurocomic 
    Title: Neurocomic
    Illustrator: FARINELLA MATTEO (ILL)
    Format: HARDCOVER
    Publication date: 01/09/2013
    Imprint: NOBROW PRESS
    Price: $25.00
    Publishing status: Active

    Do you know what your brain is made of? How does memory function? What is a neuron and how does it work? For that matter what's a comic? And in the words of Lewis Carroll's famous caterpillar: "Who are "you"?""Neurocomic" is a journey through the human brain: a place of neuron forests, memory caves, and castles of deception. Along the way, you'll encounter Boschean beasts, giant squid, guitar-playing sea slugs, and the great pioneers of neuroscience.
    Gleebooks Review:
    Welcome to your brain! It’s neuroscience for all in this entertaining comic-format adventure from two neuroscientists who demystify the extraordinary wonders of the human brain, ‘the most complex organic structure in the universe.’ The physical landscape and function of the brain are explored via a surreal voyage including neuron forests, guitar-playing sea slugs, expressive art and humour. Best of all, you needn’t be a scientist to understand it. From the stunning cover design incorporating axons and dendrites in decorative silver and gold, through the weird journey explaining what makes you ‘you’, this is utterly captivating!
    Hana Ro and Matteo Farinella provide an insight into the most complex thing in the universe.Produced in association with the Wellcome Trust, one of the world's largest medical charitiesA superb introduction to the complexities of the brain for the laymanHigh production values, FSC paper stock, and foil embossed coverHana Ro, PhD, is a neuroscientist from Oxford University, England.Matteo Farinella, PhD, is an illustrator specializing in graphic journalism and scientific illustration. Farinella received a PhD in neuroscience from University College London in 2013."

    ISBN: 9781907704703
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