How to be Human: Consciousness, Language and 48 More Things that Make You You (Hardcover)

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How to be Human: Consciousness, Language and 48 More Things that Make You You (Hardcover)

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If you thought you knew who you were, THINK AGAIN. Gat to REALLY know yourself with How to be Human.

Did you know that half your DNA isn't human? That somebody, somewhere has exactly the same face? Or that most of your memories are fiction?

What about the fact that you are as hairy as a chimpanzee, various parts of your body don't belong to you, or that you can read other people's minds? Do you really know why you blush, yawn and cry? Why 90 percent of laughter has nothing to do with humour? Or what will happen to your mind after you die?

You belong to a unique, fascinating and often misunderstood species. How to be Human is your guide to making the most of it.
since 1956, New Scientist has established a world-beating reputation for exploring and uncovering the latest developments and discoveries in science and technology, placing them in context and exploring what they mean for the future.

Each week through a variety of channels, including print, online, social media and more, New Scientist reaches over 5 million highly engaged readers around the world.
Product Details ISBN: 9781473658707
ISBN-10: 1473658705
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
Publication Date: October 24th, 2017
Pages: 272
Language: English