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Mirror Touch : A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain - Reprint (Paperback)

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In this “rich, fascinating portrait of extraordinary sensory awareness” (Kirkus), acclaimed neurologist Joel Salinas, M.D., tells his amazing true story of living and practicing medicine with mirror-touch synesthesia, a rare neurological trait that allows him to literally feel the emotional and physical experiences of other people. From the corridors of Massachusetts General to his personal life, Salinas offers readers remarkable insights about his trait, its gifts, and its often unforgiving complications, and teaches us how our brain, in all its wonder, continues to offer limitless possibilities for compassion and human potential.

 Beautifully written and wholly original, Mirror Touch is a moving account of an exceptional mind that challenges our understanding of what it means to be human—everything it means to think, to feel, and to be.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 307
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: M.D. Joel Salinas
Language: English
Street Date: April 3, 2018
TCIN: 53529860
UPC: 9780062458612
Item Number (DPCI): 248-78-3783
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