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Introducing Ramachandran

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Acitivty to accompany the viewing of Ramachandran's 2007 TED presentation on successful treatment of phantom limb and its cause. Good supporting information for the Biological Approach. TED link included in activity document.

mirror neurons powerpoint

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powerpoint describing main evidence for mirror neurons, what they do and criticisms

Phantoms in the brain

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Why do individuals who have lost a limb still experience pain in that limb? How is it possible that some people who are blind can still see? Ramachandran explores these paradoxical phenomenon.

V. S. Ramachandran on the Uniqueness of Human Consciousness

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The brilliant Ramachandran talking about Consciousness & mirror neurons including subjective experiences of pain, colour, self.

A journey to the centre of your mind

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Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.

A journey to the centre of your mind

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In a wide-ranging talk, Vilayanur Ramachandran explores how brain damage can reveal the connection between the internal structures of the brain and the corresponding functions of the mind. He talks about phantom limb pain, synesthesia (when people hear color or smell sounds), and the Capgras delusion, when brain-damaged people believe their closest friends and family have been replaced with imposters.