• "While this book is a magisterial survey of what we currently understand about the human brain and mind, it is also a profoundly personal rumination on the sources and consequences of that knowledge"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Especially valuable"

    Nigel Hawkes, The Times
  • "A timely book on a timely subject"

  • "If you are interested in brains or having a mind you must read this"

    New Scientist
  • "Clear and eloquent"

    Daily Mail