The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human - V. S. Ramachandran

The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human

By V. S. Ramachandran

  • Release Date: 2011-01-17
  • Genre: Life Sciences
3.5 Score: 3.5 (From 143 Ratings)

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"A profound intriguing and compelling guide to the intricacies of the human brain." —Oliver Sacks
In this landmark work, V. S. Ramachandran investigates strange, unforgettable cases—from patients who believe they are dead to sufferers of phantom limb syndrome. With a storyteller’s eye for compelling case studies and a researcher’s flair for new approaches to age-old questions, Ramachandran tackles the most exciting and controversial topics in brain science, including language, creativity, and consciousness.

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