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The Tell-Tale Brain by V.S. Ramachandran
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Jul 29, 2011

really liked it

Fascinating stuff in here about mirror neurons and how we learn. Hopeful parts about his work with amputees suffering from 'phantom pain' in the missing limbs was also good reading. Right now I am in the chapter about how we see and respond to art. I liked the mention of bower birds and how their beautiful creations lure potential mates. Considering that he must be a mensa member, the book is very readable and well explained. He is someone that I will likely read again.

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Reading Progress

July 29, 2011 – Started Reading
July 29, 2011 – Shelved
May 17, 2013 – Finished Reading

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