Titles in bold collectively give a good overview

Title

Author

30-second brain: the 50 most mind-blowing ideas in neuroscience, each explained in half a minute

Seth et al. (2013)

The brain (a book or six one-hour programmes)

Eagleman, D. (2015)

Neuroscience for dummies

Amthor, F. (2016)

Your brain, explained: what neuroscience reveals about our brain and its quirks

Dingman, M. (2019) 

Neuro: the new brain sciences and the management of the mind

Rose, N.S. (2013)

The myth of mirror neurons

Hickok, G. (2014)

How the mind works

Pinker, S. (2015)

The tell-tale brain: unlocking the mystery of human nature

Ramachandran, V.S. (2012)

Touching a nerve: our brains, our selves

Churchland, P.S. (2014)

How emotions are made: the secret life of the brain

Barrett, L.F. (2018)

Sleights of mind

Macknik, S.L., Blakeslee, S. and Martinez-Conde, S. (2010)

Connectome: how the brain’s wiring makes us who we are

Seung, S. (2012)

The brain that changes itself: stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science

Doidge, M., Norman (2008)

We are our brains: from the womb to alzheimer’s

Swaab, D.F. and Hedley-Prôle, J. (2014)

Being you

Seth (2021)

The neuroscience of psychotherapy: healing the social brain

Cozolino, L.J. (2017)

Consciousness and the brain: deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts

Dehaene, S. (2014)

Synaptic self: how our brains become who we are

LeDoux, J.E. (2002)

The deep history of ourselves: the four-billion-year story of how we got conscious brains

LeDoux, J.E. (2019) 

Two-minute neuroscience videos for the neuroscientifically challenged

Dingman, M. (on-going)