The Tell-tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Tell-tale Brain Drawing on strange and thought-provoking case studies, an eminent neurologist offers unprecedented insight into the evolution of the uniquely human brain.
- Published: 15 March 2012
- Format: Paperback 357 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393340624 ISBN 10: 0393340627
- Sales rank: 19,140
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Full description for The Tell-tale Brain
"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.