Going Inside is about something that happens in less than the blink of an eye: a single moment of consciousness. With great clarity and stunning detail, John McCrone takes the reader inside the brain itself, to discover how it literally 'grows awareness'. He introduces us to the latest ideas, the hottest researchers in the field, and new tools such as brain imaging machines which can film the actual thoughts and images in a person's head.
John McCrone is a researcher of consciousness and writes for the New Scientist and the Guardian, among other publications. He is the author of That Ape that Spoke: Language and the Evolution of the Human Mind ('a thoughtful and thought-provoking exposition' - Roger Lewin) and The Myth of Irrationality: The Science of the Mind from Plato to Star Trek ('fascinating insights about what makes us tick' - Roy Porter).
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