Phantoms in the Brain by Ramachandran was suggested by Katrina Parkin

Phantom in the Brain by Ramachandran

As part of the Ragged Library, Katrina Parkin, Teacher in Psychology at The English College in Prague suggested ‘Phantoms in the Brain by Ramachandran’…


This book offers a unique and intriguing insight into the wonders of the human brain. It gives an accesible account of what we have learnt about the brain as a result of some truly astounding case studies of human behaviour; from Phantom Limb syndrome to an individual who is blind yet can ‚see‘ movement. This book inspired me in University and the understanding it gave me of just how wonderful yet bizarre the human brain is, and how much we have the capacity to learn about it, has continued to fuel my curiousity in Psychology ever since.