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The Bard on the brain : understanding the mind through the art of Shakespeare and the science of brain imaging / Paul M. Matthews and Jeffrey McQuain ; foreword by Diane Ackerman.

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The Bard on the brain : understanding the mind through the art of Shakespeare and the science of brain imaging / Paul M. Matthews and Jeffrey McQuain ; foreword by Diane Ackerman.
Author
Matthews, Paul M.
Publication
New York : Dana Press, ©2003.

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McQuain, Jeff, 1955-
Description
ix, 235 pages : color illustrations; 24 cm
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  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-226) and index.
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Contents
Foreword: On the Bard's Brain / Diane Ackerman -- A Map of the Brain -- Minds and Brains -- The Wonder of the Human Brain (The Tempest, 5.1) -- Seeing the Man Through His Brain (Hamlet, 5.1) -- We Share a Common Humanity (The Merchant of Venice, 3.1) -- Seeing, Smelling, Feeling -- Finding a Face (Romeo and Juliet, 2.2) -- Smell: A Direct Link to the Emotional Brain (Hamlet, 3.3) -- Heat and Cold: As Much in the Mind As on the Skin (Hamlet, 5.2) -- Decision and Action -- Battle of the Sexes (The Taming of the Shrew, 2.1) -- Movement Begins in the Mind (Henry V. 3.1) -- "Let Me Clutch Thee" (Macbeth, 2.1) -- Learning and Growing (Love's Labour's Lost, 4.3) -- Judgment and Control (Henry IV, Part I, 1.2) -- Motivation and Morality (Richard III, 1.1) -- Language and Numbers -- A Muse of Fire (Henry V, Prologue) -- A Subtle Voice (The Merchant of Venice, 4.1) -- What Is a Word? (Henry IV, Part I, 5.1) -- Binding Qualities in Meaning (Romeo and Juliet, 2.2) -- Putting an English Tongue in a French Brain (Henry V, 5.2) -- Numbers on the Mind (Julius Caesar, 2.1) -- Our Inner World -- Development and Memory (The Tempest, 1.2) -- Musie As a Call to Life (The Winter's Tale, 5.3) -- What Makes Musie Sweet? (Twelfth Night, 1.1) -- Being God's Spy: Opening the Emotional Heart (King Lear, 5.3) -- A Fearful Anticipation (Macbeth, 5.8) -- Building a World in the Mind (The Tempest, 4.1) -- The Seventh Age of Man: Disease, Aging, and Death -- Brain Sickness and the Seven Ages of Man (As You Like It, 2.7) -- The Falling Sickness (Julius Caesar, 1.2).
ISBN
  • 9780972383028
  • 0972383026
LCCN
2002151166
OCLC
50843994
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library