Bestselling author Sam Kean takes the guest seat this week with his new book The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons. We hear tales of of neurological curiosities including phantom limbs, Siamese twin brains, viruses that eat patients’ memories, and blind people who see through their tongues as we trace the history of neuroscience back to its early origins.
The hidden power of self deception is also featured on this episode alongside technological devices inspired by NDEs.
- ‘Captain Cyborg’: the man behind the controversial Turing Test claims
- Man who pretended to be a robot fooled by robot pretending to be a man
- With Remote Hand-Holding Tech, We Can Touch Each Other Around the World
- How to Make Your Own Energy Foods with CaffeinAll
- 3D Printing May Create Enhanced New Organs, Capable of Producing Electricity Within the Human Body
- Mysticism and Madness
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- Kidding Ourselves: The Hidden Power of Self-Deception by Joseph T. Hallinan
- Fractals of God: A Psychologist’s Near-Death Experience and Journeys into the Mystical by Kathy J. Forti
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