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How do you pick the right moment to cross a busy road? Or decide if you can drive through a storm? What helps you discover a shortcut to a familiar route? The answer is PHYSICAL INTELLIGENCE.
Renowned neuroscientist, doctor and keen climber Scott Grafton draws on the very latest research, experiences with patients and his own dangerous hikes in the wilderness to explore the hidden depths of this silent intellect we all possess.
Physical Intelligence explains the science behind our oldest ability and takes a fascinating and vital look at how we could and should use it better.
About the Author
SCOTT GRAFTON holds the Bedrosian Coyne Presidential Chair in Neuroscience at the University of California Santa Barbara. He is director of the UCSB Brain Imaging Center, and codirector at the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, which draws on bio-inspiration and innovative bioengineering solutions for both nonmedical and medical challenges posed by the defence and medical communities. He got his medical degree at the University of Southern California and his specialty is in neurology and nuclear medicine. In his spare time he is a keen mountain climber and trekker. He lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and children.