Dick Swaab is a renowned neuroscience researcher who has received international acclaim for his work on sex differences in the brain, Alzheimer's disease and depression. He served as director of the Netherlands Institute for Brain Research for 27 years and received the Academy medal for his significant role in international neuroscience.
A fun, wild ride through contemporary brain science... It has been
a big bestseller in Holland and may well be one here... As a read
and a guide to the big science of the moment, this book is fun and
informative... As an ice-breaker at parties, it is unmatched --
Bryan Appleyard * The Sunday Times *
Currently reading Dick Swaab's We Are Our Brains - it is engrossing, intriguing and enlightening -- Robin Ince
This is a book to keep beside the First Aid Manual. It may not save your life, but Swaab's liberal theses and lively case studies will vividly improve and illuminate it -- Iain Finlayson * The Times *