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Limitless s1 ep 20

It’s Rebecca’s turn to narrate, in “Hi. My Name Is Rebecca Harris”, although when we first see her she’s about to be shot. Winding back a little, we pick up at the end of the last episode, and the conversation between Brian and Rebecca which has been coming for the whole season: he promised not to lie to her, he’s been lying to her, and he needs to come clean. 279 more words

TV

O escafandro e a borboleta

França, 1996.

No silêncio do quarto 119, Jean-Dominique Bauby emerge do coma. Cerca de dois meses antes, o então redator-chefe da revista Elle sofrera um acidente vascular cerebral, comprometendo todas suas funções motoras. 178 more words

Crônicas E Poesias

The Silent

The fifth cryptomind discussed in “The Mind Club” is The Silent.  This chapter is about those we cannot communicate with who, because of trauma to the brain, cannot communicate with us.  594 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

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

Full Reviews

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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