The New York Times investigative journalist Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit is a lively and engaging read that teaches you about the neurophysiology of habit formation through a series of page-turning anecdotes from various sectors of society.
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Our sense of self is achieved by specialized modules in the brain working in loose formation with one another in the absence of any real self at all. They make us identify the brain’s thoughts as our own, even when the cause is known to be external control of our brain via transcranial magnetic stimulation.