VS Ramachandran

3 clues to understanding your brain

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Filmed Jan 2007 at TED2007
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Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.

Vilayanur Ramachandran
/ Brain expert

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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