The Popular Science Book

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

Paperback: 384 pages; Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (January 23, 2012); ISBN-10: 9780393340624, ISBN-13: 978-0393340624; Product dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 1 inches; Shipping weight: 8 ounces.

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.

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