NPR: The roots of consciousness: We’re of two minds

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

What would happen if your brain was split in two? In this week’s Invisibilia podcast and show, host Hanna Rosin meets a woman named Karen with “alien hand syndrome.” After surgery to treat her epilepsy severed the connection between the two halves of her brain, Karen’s left hand took on a mind of its own, acting against her will to undress or even to slap her. (June 15, 2017)

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