Vilayanur Ramachandran: A journey to the center of your mind
(Length: 24 minutes)
Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.
V.S. Ramachandran is the director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California, San Diego, and an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute. He is the author of ‘Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
‘, the basis for a Nova special, ‘A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness: From Impostor Poodles to Purple Numbers
‘ and ‘The Man with the Phantom Twin: Adventures in the Neuroscience of the Human Brain