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Author Thomson, Helen, author.

Title Unthinkable : an extraordinary journey through the world's strangest brains / Helen Thomson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    612.82 THO    DUE 01-22-21
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    612.82 THO    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    612.82 THO    Available
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Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 275 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index.
Contents Introduction: The strange life of the brain -- Bob: never forgetting a moment -- Sharon: Being permanently lost -- Rubén: seeing auras -- Tommy: switching personalities -- Sylvia: an endless hallucination -- Matar: turning into a tiger -- Louise: becoming unreal -- Graham: waking up dead -- Joel: feeling other people's pain -- Conclusion: Nothing is unthinkable.
Summary "Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary cases." -- Book jacket.
Subject Brain.
Brain -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Added Title Extraordinary journey through the world's strangest brains
ISBN 9780062391162 (hardcover)
006239116X (hardcover)

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