Marc Dingman received his Ph.D. in neuroscience in 2013 from the Pennsylvania State University. Since then, he has been a faculty member in the Biobehavioral Health Department at the Pennsylvania State University, where teaches courses in neuroscience and the health sciences. He received the Teaching Excellence Award from the College of Health and Human Development in each of the past four years, the Health and Human Development Alumni Society Excellence in Teaching Award in 2017, and the Biobehavioral Health Outstanding Teaching Award in 2015.
Reading like a collection of detective stories, Your Brain, Explained combines classic cases in the history of neurology with findings stemming from the latest techniques used to probe the brain's secrets. --Stanley Finger, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University (St. Louis), author, Origins of Neuroscience Dingman weaves classic studies with modern research into easily digestible sections, to provide an excellent primer on the rapidly advancing field of neuroscience. --Moheb Costandi, author, Neuroplasticity and 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know An informative, accessible and engaging book for anyone who has even the slightest interest in how the brain works, but doesn't know where to begin. --Dean Burnett, PhD, author, Happy Brain and Idiot Brain ...a highly readable and accessible introduction to the operation of the brain and current issues in neuroscience...a wonderful introduction to the field. --Frank Amthor, PhD, Professor of Psychology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, author, Neuroscience for Dummies ... A fun and informative read...I learned a lot and you will too! --John E. Dowling, PhD, Gordon and Llura Gund Research Professor of Neurosciences, Harvard University, author, Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition