Book Club - The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind

Culture Club
Neuroscientist
Date: Monday, 04 January 2021 19:00

Venue: Zoom

Who are we if our brain fails?

- How do we think?
- How do we feel?
- How do we move, if we move at all?
- What happens when we lose our mind?

When renowned neuroscientist Barbara Lipska's melanoma spread to her brain it started to play tricks on her. The expert on mental illness - a specialist in how the brain operates - experienced what it is like to go mad. Analyzing the science of the mind and the biology of the brain alongisde Dr Lipska's own extraordinary story, this is a fascinating account of what happens when the brain goes awry.

If you'd like to join us, drop us an email and we'll send you the link to the Zoom meeting. No need to have read the book, but it helps!

 

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