Tagged:All posts tagged: Neurology

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Books

The Stuff of Dreams: Our Mind's Sublime Beauty in Neurologic

In NeuroLogic, Eliezer Sternberg dives into the subconscious by exploring hallucinations, gut feelings, contagious yawns, conversations with God, and more.

Culture

NeuroTribes and Our Evolving Understanding of Autism

Steve Silberman’s Neurotribes undertakes a full modern history of autism, gathering voices from across the field to capture our evolving understanding.

Interviews

The Concussion that Nearly Ruined Clark Elliott’s Life

Clark Elliott, the author of Ghost in My Brain, suffered a concussion that wiped out basic cognitive skills. He joins us to talk about the long recovery.

News

OK2Talk: Teens and a Harvard Neurologist Break the Stigma Around Mental Illness

In "The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain," Alice W. Flaherty offers statistics supporting the association between mood disorders and the creative muse, stating that writers are ten times more likely to be manic-depressive than the rest of the population, and poets a staggering forty times more likely. Last week’s launch of OK2Talk, a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring teens and young adults opening up about their experiences with mental illness could be just the catalyst struggling young people, including young writers, need to communicate their own symptoms and fears and find effective help.

Illustrations

What a Trip: A Visual Take on Experimental Hallucinations by Neurologist Oliver Sacks

If you read Sacks’s Hallucinations, now out in paperback, you might be surprised that such a lively personality could have inspired Dr. Raleigh St. Clair, the Eeyore type that Bill Murray portrays in The Royal Tenenbaums.