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The Ultimate Test

The Ultimate Test is the sixth chapter of “Consciousness and the Brain:  Deciphering How the Brain Codes our Thoughts” is an outstanding book by the French neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene who is the Chair of Experimental Psychology at the College of France.  524 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Book Review: The Secret Language of Sisters by Luanne Rice

The Secret Language of Sisters
Luanne Rice
Point, February 2016
ISBN: 978-0-545-83955-6
Hardcover

Roo and Tilly are not only sisters, but best friends. Older sister Roo has a steady boyfriend, Newton, of two years standing, but is feeling like maybe their relationship needs to go away since they’re heading to different colleges next year. 468 more words

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

This is the novel written by Jean-Dominique Bauby about his life after a stroke, which left him suffering locked-in syndrome. This meant that Bauby could only blink a single eye, turn his head, and some facial expressions voluntarily. 301 more words

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The most terrible affliction

This topic came to mind while watching this analysis of Pixar’s Inside Out.

Specifically what came to mind was the section about forgetting. The man in the video suggests that the thing we fear most (as reflected by this movie) is the loss of information. 915 more words

Drawing Strength From the Love Around Me

My stroke is the worst thing that has ever happened to many members of my family and me. My beautiful sister-in-law lost her dear Mum suddenly after complications arose from fairly routine surgery. 1,334 more words

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What A Girl Will Do For Botox

After 6 weeks in ICU, I was well and truly medically stable. The only thing keeping me in ICU now was my locked jaw (and the need for a GA everyday to clean my teeth). 683 more words

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Pressed not Crushed

Andy Davies had a major stroke which left him with locked in syndrome.  This happened in 2011 and from being a very successful dentist, he found himself fighting to stay alive.   239 more words

University Of Birmingham