Anyone with half a brain could tell it.

Via Futurismic, an accessible piece from Scientific American on radical hemispherectomies, an operation which readers of Blindsight will recognise as the defining moment in the depersonalisation of the young Siri Keeton.

This entry was written by Peter Watts , posted on Tuesday May 29 2007at 03:05 pm , filed under neuro . Bookmark the permalink . Post a comment below or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

5 Responses to “Anyone with half a brain could tell it.”

  1. Peter,

    Have you read any credible case studies of patients found to have virtually *no* brain?

  2. There’s a pdf in an earlier thread. It’s credibility *has* been questioned elsewhere online though.

    razorsmile anonypost

  3. I guess this means you can both have your brain and eat it.

    Oh, the zombie thread is nextdoors. I’ll get me coat.

  4. Sorry, its, not it’s. I speaka da English.

    razorsmile

  5. I guess this means you can both have your brain and eat it.

    Damn. That would have been a much better title.