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

Thomson, Helen, (author.).
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  • 1 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 616.8 Tho (Text) 32604000205099 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 07/27/2018
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 612.8 THO (Text) 840191002518225 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 612.8 THO (Text) 72436000125581 Adult nonfiction In process -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 612.82 THO (Text) 31951004317290 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 07/22/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062391162
  • ISBN: 006239116X
  • Physical Description: 275 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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General Note:
"First published in Great Britain in 2018 by John Murray (Publishers), a Hachette UK company."--Title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-263) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain through nine extraordinary cases. Our brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, feel emotion, navigate, empathize, and understand the world around us, but how would our lives change if these abilities were dramatically enhanced - or disappeared overnight? From the man who thinks he's a tiger to the doctor who feels the pain of others just by looking at them to a woman who hears music that's not there, these people have had experiences that illustrate how the brain can shape our lives in unexpected and, in some cases, brilliant and alarming ways.
Subject: Thomson, Helen > Travel.
Brain > Popular works.
Neurosciences > Popular works.
Brain > Diseases > Popular works.
Mental health.
Neuropsychology.
Genre: Case studies

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