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Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran is the director of the Center for Brain and Cognition . He is also a professor of psychology and neuroscience, at the University of California, San Diego. In addition, he is a professor of biology at the Salk Institute. He has a medical degree from the Stanley Medical College, and a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Cambridge.
The mass media has given Ramachandran some attention. He has appeared on both Channel Four and PBS documentaries. He has also been featured by the BBC and Newsweek, which considers him one of the "hundred most prominent people to watch in the next century". More recently, he gave the 2003 Reith Lectures, entitled the Emerging Mind.
Writings by Ramachandran
- A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness : From Impostor Poodles to Purple Numbers
- Phantoms in the Brain : Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
- the Encyclopedia of Human Behaviour (editor-in-chief)
- The Emerging Mind
- the mirror box
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