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Into the Silent Land - Travels in Neuropsychology

Into the Silent Land - Travels in Neuropsychology

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Into the Silent Land
Paul Broks trained as a clinical psychologist at OxfordUniversity and went on to specialize in neuropsychology.He has pursued a career combining both clinical practiceand fundamental brain research. He lives in Cornwall andis currently a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neuropsychologyat Plymouth University. He writes a regular column for
magazine and his work has appeared in the
SundayTimes, Sunday Telegraph, Guardian, Daily Telegraph
Granta. Into the Silent Land 
was shortlisted for the GuardianFirst Book Award 2003.From the reviews:
'Into the Silent Land 
is a small, strange, beautiful gem... Broksis as much poet as scientist... Indelible.' Atul Gawande,author of 
'Beautifully written and beautifully thought through.'Professor Steven Rose, author of 
The Making of Memory'Into the Silent Land 
is astonishing - a mix of real-lifeneurological cases, science fiction, random quips and deeplypersonal revelations... The book has no right to hangtogether, but somehow it does, quite beautifully.'Simon Hattenstone,

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