↶ Get ⌤ The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery online ⇴ Ebook By Sam Kean ∃

↶ Get ⌤ The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery online ⇴ Ebook By Sam Kean ∃ From the author of the bestsellers The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist s Thumb, fascinating tales of the brain and the history of neuroscience.Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method wait for misfortune to strike strokes, seizures, infectious diseases, lobotomies, horrendous accidents and see how the victim coped In many cases survival was miraculous, and observers could only marvel at the transformations that took place afterward, altering victims personalities An injury to one section can leave a person unable to recognize loved ones some brain trauma can even make you a pathological gambler, pedophile, or liar But a few scientists realized that these injuries were an opportunity for studying brain function at its extremes With lucid explanations and incisive wit, Sam Kean explains the brain s secret passageways while recounting forgotten stories of common people whose struggles, resiliency, and deep humanity made modern neuroscience possible. The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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  • 0316182354
  • The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

  • Sam Kean
  • English
  • 25 December 2016
  • 432 pages

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