What Goes on in My Head? by Robert Winston


What Goes on in My Head? by Robert Winston

Robert Winston helps you wrap your head around how the brain works. Join Professor Robert Winston in What Goes On In My Head? and introduce your child to the most powerful, complicated computer network that exists - their brain. You can make sense of the brain's mind-boggling structure and understand how it controls everything you do. From what the different parts of the brain do and why it changes at different stages in a person's life, to why sleep is so important for us, you'll uncover the secrets of your inner world in incredible detail. Packed with amazing illustrations and fascinating facts like why bird song is similar to human speech and what makes animals yawn. Plus, fun brainteasers to test your child's memory, perception, reasoning and reactions and a personality quiz make learning about the brain exciting. So, get your head around the brain's anatomy and learn about everything from emotions and behaviour to memory and personality and gain a fascinating insight into your brain with Robert Winston's What Goes On In My Head?


Brilliant, entertaining and canny The Observer on What Makes Me Me? instant pickupability ... a useful addition to the school library. Guardian on It's Elementary

About the Author

Robert Winston

Professor Robert Winston belongs to that rare breed of scientists who combine academic brilliance with charisma and a flair for communication with the general public.

A household name thanks to popular TV series that include The Human Body, which one three baftas, Superhuman, Walking with Cavemen, and The Human Mind, Lord Winston's personal charisma and zest for adventure have seen him riding rollercoasters and freezing in an igloo to help demonstrate science in action.

His pioneering work in the field of human fertility helped thousands of childless couples have "miracle babies" and earned him an outstanding international reputation.

A winner of the Royal Society's prestigious Michael Faraday Gold Award, he was made a life peer in 1995. He is Consultant in Reproductive Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital and Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College, London.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

3rd March 2014



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