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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 191 Summary

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Chapter 191 Summary

Christopher quickly determines that the real train station is a bit more complex than the one he built for his model railroad. He is surrounded by more stimuli, including people, than he has ever encountered before. He explains that when his mind fills up with all of this stuff it is just like a computer reaching the capacity of its memory. Like a computer, Christopher can shut his mind down, withdraw into himself for long periods, occupy himself with complex mathematical equations, puzzles or games and, essentially, reboot his mind. While exploring the train station, Christopher becomes overwhelmed with all of the stimuli and sits down at a table outside of a café. He withdraws into himself and plays a mathematically based game called Conway’s soldiers in his head. When he next becomes aware, there is a police officer standing in front of him who tells...

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