The most powerful living thing in the world is the brain! Allow Professor Robert Winston to help you get your head around your own brilliant brain in this best-selling reference title for children and teenagers.
What Goes On In My Head? makes sense of the brain's mind-boggling structure and shows how this vital organ is the control centre for everything we do. What makes you happy? How does your memory work? Why are you laughing? What is positive thinking? Pick your brain to find the answers to these questions and much, much more inside.
This groundbreaking book investigate the science of your brain to discover how it deals with emotions, feelings, behaviour, personality, memory, and language. Follow the brain as it changes during the course of a lifetime, from the baby brain through the early years and adolescence into adulthood. Boost your brainpower with brainteasers to test your reasoning and reactions before diving headfirst into a personality quiz to reveal things you never knew about yourself.
Get your brain in gear and start reading.
A household name thanks to popular TV series that include The Human Body, which won three baftas, Superhuman, Walking with Cavemen and The Human Mind. A winner of the Royal Society's prestigious Michael Faraday Gold Award, he was made a life peer in 1995.