The Pleasure Shock

by Lone Frank
The Pleasure Shock
  • ISBN-13: 9781101986530
  • Author(s): Lone Frank
  • Subject: Medicine: general issues
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Dutton
  • Publication Date: 22-03-2018
  • Format: h/b

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The award-winning science writer Lone Frank has uncovered lost documents and accounts of Heath's pioneering efforts. She has tracked down surviving colleagues and patients. And she has delved into the current embrace of deep brain stimulation by scientists and patients alike. The Pleasure Shock weaves together biography, neuroscience, psychology, the history of science, and medical ethics to explore our views of the mind and the self.
About the book

The award-winning science writer Lone Frank has uncovered lost documents and accounts of Heath's pioneering efforts. She has tracked down surviving colleagues and patients. And she has delved into the current embrace of deep brain stimulation by scientists and patients alike. The Pleasure Shock weaves together biography, neuroscience, psychology, the history of science, and medical ethics to explore our views of the mind and the self.