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Are You a Machine?: The Brain, the Mind, And What It Means to Be Human Paperback – 2 Jan 2007


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"Consciousness is a major neuroscience mystery. Since bright, ambitious young people have solved many of our scientific mysteries, this young man's remarkable synthesis of current consciousness theory and research shouldn't surprise us. I expect that this book is simply the first of many contributions Elie Sternberg will make during his career."

Robert Sylwester, Emeritus Professor of Education
University of Oregon, author of How To Explain a Brain
Columnist for the online journal "Brain Connection"

"Elie Sternberg gives a fascinating and accurate account of the issues and arguments for and concerning the possibility of intelligent computers. His book is not only exciting reading, it also shows good judgment in helping the reader decide which arguments to accept."

Hubert Dreyfus, University of California, Berkeley
Philosopher and author of What Computers Still Can't Do

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Eliezer J. Sternberg, MD, is a resident neurologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital. With a background in neuroscience and philosophy, he studies how brain research can shed light on the mysteries of consciousness and decision making.  He is the author of Are You a Machine? and My Brain Made Me Do It.

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Humanity Books (2 January 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1591024838
  • ISBN-13: 978-1591024835
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 0.9 x 21.6 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #7,87,970 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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