This is an illustrated guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain. The human brain is the body part that makes each of us what we are - unique individuals. Here the latest findings in neuroscience and state-of-the-art imagery combine to provide an incomparable insight into the brain's form and function. Through unique computer-generated 3D images and stunning graphics, you'll explore the brain in unprecedented detail. From its function as the hub of the nervous system to schizophrenia, discover how the brain works and why it malfunctions. Gain insight into such esoteric aspects as behaviour, language and communication and discover the nature of genius. Incisive, clear and authoritative, this is an essential human brain manual for students and healthcare professionals, and is also a comprehensive reference book for the family.