Please judge this book by its cover

The brain is sooooo cool!

MeLookingAdoringlyAt2ndEdCover I look adoringly at the cover of the second edition of my textbook Medical Neurobiology, published by Oxford University Press and now available. My hope is that the book lives up to its cover…

Emmanuel Carrere said, “To write a book, you’ve got to be persuaded that you’re the only person who could write it.” A corollary to that is that the book that you are writing does not exist already because you are not only the only person alive but the only person for all time. A tall order that is slightly mitigated by the steady accumulation of new knowledge and happenings, rendering many of today’s books not writable in previous eras.

When I decided to write Medical Neurobiology almost 10 years ago, I knew that the book I thought had to be written did not exist. Neuro’ textbooks for medical students were in fact written by research scientists…

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About Excitable Ape

Today is the best day of my life! I am the Artist In Residence of the Chicago Council on Science and Technology. I work as an expert in science communication for Harvard University. Along with my wife, the comics artist Sharon Rosenzweig, I create comics and comic videos for the Annals of Internal Medicine. I express my passion for promoting science literacy by creating science education materials that makes people laugh out loud.
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