Cover: Governing Behavior: How Nerve Cell Dictatorships and Democracies Control Everything We Do, from Harvard University PressCover: Governing Behavior in HARDCOVER

Governing Behavior

How Nerve Cell Dictatorships and Democracies Control Everything We Do

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674736900

Publication Date: 03/14/2016

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240 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

9 color illustrations, 21 halftones, 18 line illustrations

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  • 1. How to Spy on the Government
  • 2. Isn’t There an Easier Way?
  • 3. Neuronal Dictatorships
  • 4. Neuronal Democracies
  • 5. How Are the Factories Run?
  • 6. The Plot (and the Chemical Soup) Thickens
  • 7. Government Surveillance
  • 8. Government Self-Monitoring
  • 9. Becoming a Political Animal
  • 10. Governing Behavior
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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