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VS Ramachandran:
3 clues to understanding your brain

TED2007 · 23:34 · Filmed Mar 2007
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VS Ramachandran: 3 clues to understanding your brain
23:34 · Filmed March 2007 at TED2007 · Subtitles available in 34 languages

Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.

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Neurologist V.S. Ramachandran looks deep into the brain’s most basic mechanisms. By working with those who have very specific mental disabilities caused by brain injury or stroke, he can map functions of the mind to physical structures of the brain. Full bio
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