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The Science of Being Human: Why We Behave, Think and Feel the Way We Do

Marty Jopson

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MICHAEL OMARA BOOKS
01 December 2019
Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology
Offering a unique insight into human behaviour, this book explains why we behave the way we do and what happens when humans interact with the world and each other. Starting with evolutionary biology and what it physically means to be a human being, this book moves on to include a wide range of topics such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and how we are evolving as we interact with new technology. There will be sections on how we perceive the world, such as why our brains - rather than our senses - can tell us about the world around us; crowd behaviour and more everyday things we can relate to, such as why your queue is mathematically proven to always be slower. The Science of Being Human explains all these human phenomena and how science, maths, psychology and other disciplines play their part.
By:   Marty Jopson
Imprint:   MICHAEL OMARA BOOKS
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 20mm
ISBN:   9781789291643
ISBN 10:   178929164X
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr Marty Jopson studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University before going on to achieve a PhD in Cell Biology. He is the resident science reporter on BBC One's The One Show. Marty has been working in television for twenty years, on the BBC , ITV, Channel 4, Sky, The Discovery Channel and National Geographic. He is a prop builder and has been performing stage science around the UK for many years. His previous books include The Science of Everyday Life and The Science of Food, which combined have sold 45,000 copies. His website is martyjopson.co.uk

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