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The Shattered Mind: The Person After Brain Damage

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Hardcover, 481 pages
Published February 28th 1975 by Random House (NY) (first published 1975)
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Aug 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Before there was Ramachandran with "phantoms in the Brain," there was Howard Gardner to relate the effects of brain damage on the Person (with a capital P). He's terrific...and so are the stories.
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Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He also holds positions as Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero. Among numerous honors, Gardner received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981. He has received honorary degrees from 26 colleges and univers ...more
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