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Title:
Into the gray zone : a neuroscientist explores the border between life and death
Author:
Owen, Adrian M., author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Scribner, 2017.
Physical Description:
xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A neuroscientist reveals his work with patients believed to be brain dead to explain how up to twenty percent of them were still consciously alive, sharing insights into what life may be like for such patients and its moral implications.
Language:
English
Contents:
The ghost that haunts me -- First contact -- The unit -- Half-life -- Scaffolds of consciousness -- Psychobabble -- The world as will -- Tennis, anyone? -- Yes and no -- Are you in pain? -- Live or let die? -- Alfred Hitchcock presents -- Back from the dead -- Take me home -- Reading minds.
ISBN:
9781501135200
Format :
Book