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

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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.

About the Author

V. S. Ramachandran is the director of the Center for Brain and Cognition and a Distinguished Professor with the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego. He lives in Del Mar, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393340624
ISBN-10: 0393340627
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2012
Pages: 357
Language: English