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Borges and memory a trip through the human brain by Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Research,
  • Brain,
  • Case studies,
  • Memory,
  • Popular works,
  • Memory disorders,
  • Memory in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRodrigo Quian Quiroga ; translated by Juan Pablo Fernández ; foreword by María Kodama
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP406 .Q53 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238943M
ISBN 109780262018210
LC Control Number2012008689

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Summary. A scientist's exploration of the working of memory begins with a story by Borges about a man who could not forget. Imagine the astonishment felt by neuroscientist Rodrigo Quian Quiroga when he found a fantastically precise interpretation of his research findings in a story written by the great Argentinian fabulist Jorge Luis Borges fifty. Borges and Memory. Imagine the astonishment felt by neuroscientist Rodrigo Quian Quiroga when he found a fantastically precise interpretation of his research findings in a story written by the great Argentinian fabulist Jorge Luis Borges fifty years earlier. In this meditation on contemporary developments in neuroscience and the work of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges, Quiroga, a neuroscientist currently serving as Professor and Director of the. Free download or read online The Book of Sand and Shakespeares Memory pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Jorge Luis Borges. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is /5.

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