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Little Masterpieces of Science - Mind

by George Iles

This is the essays that delves into the mysteries of the human mind. Written in the late 19th century, this book explores the nature of the mind and its relation to the brain, the role of emotions in human cognition, and the science behind dreams and their interpretation. It also examines the ways in which memory, perception, and language shape our thoughts and behavior, and how these concepts have been studied and debated by the world's greatest scientists and philosophers. The book features essays from some of the most renowned thinkers and scientists of the time, including John Stuart Mill, Thomas Huxley, and Herbert Spencer. Each essay provides a unique perspective on the workings of the mind, and the reader is treated to a diverse range of ideas and theories. Despite being written over a century ago, "Little Masterpieces of Science - Mind" remains relevant and thought-provoking to this day. The book offers valuable insights into the nature of the human mind and the complex interplay between biology and psychology. It is a must-read for anyone interested in the science of the mind, and is an excellent resource for students and scholars alike. Overall, "Little Masterpieces of Science - Mind" is an engaging and informative collection of essays that provides a fascinating glimpse into the world of cognitive science. The book's timeless insights and provocative ideas make it a true classic of scientific literature, and one that is sure to inspire and challenge readers for generations to come.

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George Iles was a winger and centre who played for the New Zealand rugby league team. He debuted for them in 1919 and became Kiwi number 125. He played his club rugby league for the Grafton Athletic a...

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