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Thomson, Helen

Unthinkable : an extraordinary journey through the world's strangest brains / Extraordinary journey through the world's strangest brains Helen Thomson. - First U.S. edition. - 275 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index.

Introduction: The strange life of the brain -- Bob: never forgetting a moment -- Sharon: Being permanently lost -- Rub©♭n: 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.

"Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary cases." -- Book jacket.

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