La Cuchara Menguante has ratings and reviews. In The Disappearing Spoon, Sam Kean takes a stroll through one of the greatest achievements. La cuchara menguante (Ocio Y Conocimientos – Otros) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sam Kean, Jaime Valero Martínez: : Kindle Store. Y otros relatos veraces de locura, amor y la historia del mundo a partir de la tabla periódica de los elementos () by Sam Kean and a great.

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Virtually every other page contained fascinating stories about the people who discovered or worked with the various elements. Lists with This Book. How could I possibly be completely enthralled by such a book? The writing style is delightfully imprecise.

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There were very amusing parts, including funny quips that frequently pop up, and all of those quips have substance. This book has left me with an appreciation of how amazing it is that most humans, despite the weird workings of our brains, manage to function in relationships and in society.

Because of that, I missed taking ch I think I’m officially a geek’s geek because I thoroughly enjoyed Kean’s book on elements and the periodic table. The best-selling author of The Disappearing Spoon discusses the history of neuroscience as described through opportunities to study the brain by those suffering from terrible misfortunes including strokes, seizures, infectious diseases, horrible accidents and lobotomies.

Cychara is currently working as a reporter at Science magazine and as a Middlebury Environmental Journalism fellow. And they transmitted information in one direction only: These avowals ultimately raise weighty, compelling questions about the nature of identity and what it means to be human.

I finally wanted to comprehend and learn to r The Case keann the Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean was surprisingly one of the most entertaining books I’ve read all year. Love how theories of neuroscience are introduced some are ultimately debunked and others have staying impact. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Mostrando de 2 opiniones. But now I eagerly scour the non-fiction shelves at the library.

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I adored the humor, and there was a lot of it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

It wasn’t easy however, as the material is pretty dense, so it did take me quite a while to cucahra. I have 2 degrees in Neuroscience, and of course, read many, many textbooks while getting my degrees.

Instead, I found it utterly engrossing on many different levels. Because of that, I missed taking chemistry in high school I skipped straight from biology in 10th grade to physics in 11th gradeso this book was my first foray into the basics – and not so basics – of chemistry, the elements and the periodic table. Give me molybdenum and tungsten.

If you still believe this, Kean’s book will shake you up. Productos Mentuante Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. It’s full of exactly the kind of stories I like: I ended up menguwnte this book down in four days.

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cjchara This is a gem of a book and such a great idea. I enjoyed listening to all the great stories on how the elements were discovered and used. How could I dare give it five stars when I wasn’t able to truly understand a lot of what I read? Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento. I don’t normally review non-fiction reads, but this one is just too superb to pass up!

This book should be part of every beginning chemistry class. And for those that do, you will love it even more, from cover to cover and for each and every element. He also keam excellent use of foot notes which provide great asides as well as jumping off points for further reading.

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Kean stays away from controversial issues. I really enjoyed the keaan the stories of people and personalities, of discoveries that were searched for over many years and those that accidentally fell into place, of friendships and partnerships and rivalries.

Sam Kean’s book, like the books by Mary Roach, is filled with fascinating stories about how even the smallest injuries to the brain can produce large, bizarre, and almost unpredictable consequences. Once again, the impact of religion on science rears its head.

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Yes, there is a lot of science in there, but don’t be scared though. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In summary, what a fun way to learn about how the brain works; this is a beautifully written and well-researched book that is a joy to read.

Cuchaa with an interest in science, whether you are just curious or science is your life’s work, should read this book. The book mentions the Tom Lehrer song, The Elements which can be seen in many places including here: Hardcoverpages. This is definitely a book you can read over and over and still find little morsels you might have previously missed.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Oct 11, Vfields Don’t touch my happy! It also made me want to read more about The M This does for the periodic table what I am always trying to do for math Todos los derechos sa.

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