"Ramachandran is a latter-day Marco Polo
" (RICHARD DAWKINS
"A masterpiece. The best of its kind and beautifully crafted
. Alluring storytelling, building to a penetrating understanding of what it is to be uniquely human. Ramachandran is the foremost pioneer-the Galileo-of neurocognition.
Mysteries of the mind, like our love of art, are revealed through his ingenious, deceptively simple experiments. Here is the fruit of a long, daring career, peppered with breakthroughs and unforgettable insights.
" (Allan Snyder, Director, Centre for the Mind
""No one is better than V. S. Ramachandran at combining minute, careful observation with ingenious experiments and bold, adventurous theorizing. THE TELL-TALE BRAIN is Ramachandran at his best, a profoundly intriguing and compelling guide to the intricacies of the human brain
."" (Oliver Sacks
Ramachandran is the modern wizard of neuroscience. In THE TELL-TALE BRAIN, we see the genius at work
" (Norman Doidge, MD, author of The Brain That Changes Itself
"Ramachandran has written an astonishing book. His humanity, humour and scientific genius inform every passage. The Tell-Tale Brain
is a veritable Voyage of the Beagle
through the terrain of brain science and psychology." (Nicholas Humphrey, author of Seeing Red
A groundbreaking, unique and utterly fascinating book about what we learn about human nature when the brain goes wrong, by one of the world's leading neuroscientists