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Touching a Nerve

The Self As Brain

by Patricia S. Churchland

Touching a Nerve

Hardcover, 304 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 |


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The Self As Brain
Patricia S. Churchland

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Describes the latest research in human brain function, consciousness, sensory experience, and memory, and discusses the ethical and philosophical dilemmas that can result from these new insights.