A brief tour of human consciousness: from imposter poodles to purple numbers

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Pi Press, Jun 30, 2004 - Medical - 192 pages
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"How can people come to believe that their poodle is an impostor? Or see colors in numbers? Francis Crick, co-discoverer of DNA, said of V. S. Ramachandran's first book, "The patients he describes are fascinating, and his experiments on them are both simple and ingenious." With his unique energy and style Ramachandran now shares his insights into the mind from such everyday human experiences as pain, sight, and the appreciation of beauty to the ultimate philosophical conundrums of consciousness."--BOOK JACKET.

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A great conversational approach to a number of cognitive functions (and disfunctions) along with decent bits of history, science and delightful speculation. Excellent endnotes and an awesomely non ... Read full review

Contents

A Pain in the Brain
1
Believing Is Seeing
24
The Artfiil Brain
40
Copyright

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