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Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Troy - Goodreads

Very interesting read about various neurological disorders. The author is clearly an experienced scientist and a talented writer. By sharing some of his patients' experiences, Ramachandran allows the ... Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - aloveiz - Goodreads

Not impressed with Ramachandran's pop science writing at all. It's just barely readable but my tolerance is bolstered by exposure to his lab work. If you can stand Sacks, then this will probably do. Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Rajneesh - Goodreads

In book author VS Ramachandranwho is neuroscientist shares his research on different kind of neurological disorders. If you are not mentally fit then reading some chapters might be dangerous for you ... Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Matheus Borges - Goodreads

A mixed bag. Fascinating in describing rare and unusual conditions and on leading the reader on the chase for medical zebras. Quite interesting at these times but highly speculative and unconvincing ... Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Борис Грозев - Goodreads

Very disappointing. Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Preethi Krishnan - Goodreads

Ramachandran continues to delight with his witty style. Neuroscience as a field is indeed exciting and I could not put the book down. However having read his Tell Tale Brain, I had much less surprises ... Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Aaron - Goodreads

I've read a lot of Oliver Sacks before so I wanted to try one of his contemporaries. Ramaschandran reads a lot like Sacks but perhaps without as much of the "phenomenological" personal element of his ... Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

3.5* Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Marlan - Goodreads

All in all, a pretty decent book. It's got some great insights into how the brain likely works, using cases as examples, like patients with phantom limbs, blindsight, Capgras syndrome, anosognosia ... Read full review

Review: Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

User Review  - Elizabeth Moffat - Goodreads

I would give this book three and a half stars if I could. Intriguing and fascinating look at the brain and how it continues to surprise us. Really interesting sections on religious fervour, "phantom ... Read full review


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