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Brainstorm: Detective Stories From the World of Neurology

From the Wellcome Prize-winning author of It’s All in Your Head

Brainstorm examines the stories of people whose symptoms are so strange even their doctor struggles to know how to solve them. A man who sees cartoon characters running across the room; a teenager who one day arrives home with inexplicably torn clothes; a girl whose world turns all Alice in Wonderland; another who transforms into a ragdoll whenever she even thinks about moving.

The brain is the most complex structure in the…


Pub Date : 2018-04-05 | Author : Suzanne O'Sullivan | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473546769
ISBN 13 : 1473546761

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Is It All In Your Head

Pub Date : 2017-01-17 | Author : Suzanne O'Sullivan | Publisher : Other Press, LLC

ISBN 10 : 9781590517963
ISBN 13 : 1590517962

A neurologist's insightful and compassionate look into the misunderstood world of psychosomatic disorders, told through individual case histories It's happened to all of us: our ch..


Pub Date : 2018-02-22 | Author : Helen Thomson | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781473611764
ISBN 13 : 1473611768

IMAGINE . . . getting lost in a one-room flat; seeing auras; never forgetting a moment; a permanent orchestra in your head; turning into a tiger; life as an out-of-body experience;..

Brain Storms

Pub Date : 2015-09-15 | Author : Jon Palfreman | Publisher : Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374711856
ISBN 13 : 0374711852

A Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2015 - Publishers Weekly A star science journalist with Parkinson's reveals the inner workings of this perplexing disease Seven million people worldwi..

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind

Pub Date : 2018-04-03 | Author : Barbara K. Lipska | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9781328787279
ISBN 13 : 1328787273

As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness—only to miraculously survive with her memories intact. In the tradition..

Of Men And Angels

Pub Date : 2018-03-22 | Author : Michael Arditti | Publisher : Arcadia Books

ISBN 10 : 1911350269
ISBN 13 : 9781911350262

The divine vengeance wreaked on the city of Sodom is one of the most enduring and influential myths of all time. Michael Arditti's monumental work explores its creation, disseminat..

The Unmapped Mind

Pub Date : 2018-04-05 | Author : Christian Donlan | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780241980927
ISBN 13 : 0241980925

"My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky artifice of real life that I am generally too embarras..

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