Michael Corballis is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Auckland. His other publications include From Hand to Mouth: The Origins of Language and The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought and Civilization.
'In A Very Short Tour of the Mind, Michael Corballis addresses some of the most basic questions about the mind, illuminating how the structure of the brain and its evolution over the ages shape how we think. His prose is witty, free of jargon, easily accessible to the general reader and a pleasure to read.'-- Albert S. Bregman, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, McGill University
'We're fortunate to have Corballis as our learned and charming guide on this all-too-short tour of the human mind.'-- Steven Pinker
'A wonderful, witty and lovely read. Corballis's writing kept me smiling all the way through.'-- Maryse Lassonde, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Neuropsychology, University of Montreal