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You and I are but images projected by the brain, and what is the brain? A complex chemical reaction!

Neurons

VS Ramachandran is a world-renowned neuroscientist, specializing in cognitive neuroscience. He is considered one of the geniuses alive today, and has been conferred the Padma Bhushan in 2007.

Ramachandran is a latter-day Marco Polo, journeying the silk road of science to strange and exotic Cathays of the mind. He returns laden with phenomenological treasures…which, in his subtle and expert telling, yield more satisfying riches of scientific understanding. (Richard Dawkins )

I happened to catch this beautiful speech on TED.com … take a look.

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Oliver Sacks is famous for his novel Awakenings, which was adapted into a movie of the same name. He is a neurologist, and this is a great speech about hallucinations. Again from TED.com.

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