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The Resource 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, V.S. Ramachandran

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The tell-tale brain : a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human
Title
The tell-tale brain
Title remainder
a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human
Statement of responsibility
V.S. Ramachandran
Title variation
tell-tale brain
Title variation remainder
a neuroscientists quest for what makes us human
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ramachandran--the "Marco Polo of neuroscience"--reveals what baffling and extreme case studies can teach us about normal brain function and how it evolved. Among the topics he discusses are synesthesia as a window to creativity and autism as a springboard to understanding self-awareness
Summary
Traces the links between neurology and behavior, discusses the evolution of normal brain function through the examination of several baffling and extreme case studies, and describes a new direction for the treatment of autism
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374522
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YDXCP
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Ramachandran, V. S
Dewey number
616.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Brain
  • Human Characteristics
  • Nervous System Physiological Processes
  • Neurosciences
  • Neurology
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Neurology
  • Neurosciences
Target audience
adult
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a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human
Label
The tell-tale brain : a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human, V.S. Ramachandran
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-339) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
No mere ape -- Phantom limbs and plastic brains -- Seeing and knowing -- Loud colors and hot babes : synesthesia -- The neurons that shaped civilization -- Where is Steven? : The riddle of autism -- The power of babble : the evolution of language -- Beauty and the brain : the emergence of aesthetics -- The artful brain : universal laws -- An ape with a soul : how introspection evolved
Control code
ocn746134191
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 357 p.
Isbn
9780393340624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)746134191
Label
The tell-tale brain : a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human, V.S. Ramachandran
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No mere ape -- Phantom limbs and plastic brains -- Seeing and knowing -- Loud colors and hot babes : synesthesia -- The neurons that shaped civilization -- Where is Steven? : The riddle of autism -- The power of babble : the evolution of language -- Beauty and the brain : the emergence of aesthetics -- The artful brain : universal laws -- An ape with a soul : how introspection evolved
Control code
ocn746134191
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 357 p.
Isbn
9780393340624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)746134191

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