Do you know what your brain is made of? How does memory function? What is a neuron and how does it work? Neurocomic is a journey through the human brain: a place of neuron forests, memory caves, and castles of deception.
Hardcover book by Hana Roš, PhD and Matteo Farinella, PhD
144 pages, illustrated
Published in 2014
"This remarkable collaboration between Dr. Hana Roš (and dog knows I love few things more than a female neuroscientist) and neuroscience-PhD-turned-illustrator Dr. Matteo Farinella, with support from the Wellcome Trust, explains the inner workings of the brain in delightful and illuminating black-and-white illustrations, covering everything from perception and hallucinations to memory and emotional recall to consciousness and the difference between the mind and the brain." —Brain Pickings
"This unusual comic, both written and illustrated by neuroscientists, is sure to excite readers to further study the brain.[…] easy-to-understand illustrations and explanations of the underpinnings of neuroscience. —American Association for the Advancement of Science
"The book’s descriptions of the cellular mechanics behind neurological function (often narrated by comically illustrated versions of pioneering neurologists) are captivating and informative. This book should please anyone who loves graphic novels or enjoys an entertaining read on neurology." —American Scientist