Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain Character Descriptions

David Eagleman
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Character Descriptions

Charles Whitman - A twenty-five-year-old man from Austin, Texas, who shot forty-six people in August, 1966.

Kenneth Parks - A twenty-three-year-old man from Toronto who had a sleepwalking condition.

Charles Darwin - A nineteenth century naturalist who published the influential book "On the Origin of Species".

Sigmund Freud - An influential theorist and psychiatrist who developed a method of treatment for mental conditions that he called psychoanalysis.

Marvin Minsky - A computer scientist who worked on the development of artificial intelligence and robotics.

Mel Gibson - A popular actor who was pulled over while driving drunk and arrested.

Ulysses - A character from classical Greek literature.

Phineas Gage - A railroad worker in the nineteenth century who had part of his brain destroyed in an explosion.

Split-brain patients - People who have had the left and right halves of their brains surgically separated.

Synesthesics - People who have...

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