Are We Unique? A Scientist Explores the Unparalleled Intelligence of the Human Mind
"In his masterful book, Trefil shares with readers some of the most recent research in neurology, evolution, primate research, computer science, and philosophy. Trefil's prose is lively and engaging." –Boston Globe
"Trefil's race through the science that could explain the brain is highly readable." –Sunday Times of London
In this fascinating book on an exciting and timely topic, James Trefil explores just exactly what it is that is so special about the human mind that sets us so far from all the other animals and that also makes it impossible to design a computer that could.