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My plastic brain

Caroline Williams

My plastic brain

one woman"s yearlong journey to discover if science can improve her mind

by Caroline Williams

  • 362 Want to read
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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain,
  • Regeneration,
  • Neuroplasticity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCaroline Williams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP363.3 .W55 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 pages
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948268M
    ISBN 101633883914
    ISBN 109781633883918
    LC Control Number2017047080
    OCLC/WorldCa990984177


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