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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind : A Memoir of Madness and Recovery, Paperback / softback Book

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind : A Memoir of Madness and Recovery Paperback / softback


'Completely compelling and powerful, and hard to put down.' Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, prize-winning author of Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain- Who are we if our brain fails?- How do we think?- How do we feel?- How do we move, if we move at all? - What happens when we lose our mind?When renowned neuroscientist Barbara Lipska's melanoma spread to her brain it started to play tricks on her.

The expert on mental illness - a specialist in how the brain operates - experienced what it is like to go mad.

Analyzing the science of the mind and the biology of the brain alongisde Dr Lipska's own extraordinary story, this is a fascinating account of what happens when the brain goes awry. 'Oliver Sacks-meets-When Breath Becomes Air ... Barbara Lipska's remarkable story illuminates the many mysteries of our fragile yet resilient brains.' Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still Alice and Every Note Played


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
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  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9780552174268