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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Baird, Amee

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What controls our sex lives? Our brains. Yet there is surprisingly little research into the ways our brains influence our sex drive. Research mainly takes place when something goes wrong through brain injury or disease, offering extraordinary insights into how the brain works. In... Sex in the Brain, clinical neuropsychologist Amee Baird takes readers on an entertaining and informative tour of the sexiest bits of the human brain. Spiced with real case studies, the book reveals pathologies no longer hidden in medical journals or the bedrooms of people whose sex lives are undergoing dramatic change, for better and worse. In the style of popular neurology guru Oliver Sacks, Baird captures the humanity and complexity of patients, even when their neurological challenges have rendered them permanently or temporarily unlikeable. Drawing from true stories, this revealing and sometimes heartbreaking book unfolds a better understanding of the links between brain function and our sexual selves.
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ISBN 9781742235844
Published AU 1 Sep 2019
Publisher NewSouth Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781742235844
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher NewSouth Publishing
Imprint NewSouth Publishing
Published 1 Sep 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Baird, Amee
Category Sexual Behaviour
Popular Science
Australian
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 210mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Psychology: Professional & General
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly

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