Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Suzana Herculano-Houzel is a Brazilian neuroscientist based at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of six popular books about neuroscience, including The Human Advantage, published in 2016 by MIT Press.

Books by Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Interviews with Suzana Herculano-Houzel

The best books on The Human Brain, recommended by Suzana Herculano-Houzel

The human brain contains 86 billion neurons and burns a quarter of our energy intake. But it is by no means extraordinary, says Suzana Herculano-Houzel. Here, the Brazilian neuroscientist chooses five of the best books for understanding the complexities and connectivity of our most enigmatic organ.

Interviews where books by Suzana Herculano-Houzel were recommended

The best books on Longevity, recommended by Steven Austad

The promises of potions or techniques to achieve longevity have been with us since time immemorial, the outlandishness of some claims matched only by our willingness to believe them. And, yet, today’s scientific research does give some clues on how to live longer and healthier lives. Biologist Steven Austad, Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging Research at the University of Alabama, recommends a range of books that give insight into longevity.

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