Miracle Of Mind-Brain Recovery Following Hemispherectomies - Dr. Ben Carson

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Removing Half of Brain Improves Young Epileptics' Lives: ''We are awed by the apparent retention of memory ...
Removing Half of Brain Improves Young Epileptics' Lives: ''We are awed by the apparent retention of memory and by the retention of the child's personality and sense of humor,'' Dr. Eileen P. G. Vining; In further comment from the neuro-surgeons in the John Hopkins study: "Despite removal of one hemisphere, the intellect of all but one of the children seems either unchanged or improved. Intellect was only affected in the one child who had remained in a coma, vigil-like state, attributable to peri-operative complications." http://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/19/science/removing-half-of-brain-improves-young-epileptics-lives.html In The Wonder Of Being Human: Our Brain and Our Mind, Eccles and Robinson discussed the research of three groups of scientists (Robert Porter and Cobie Brinkman, Nils Lassen and Per Roland, and Hans Kornhuber and Luder Deeke), all of whom produced startling and undeniable evidence that a "mental intention" preceded an actual neuronal firing - thereby establishing that the mind is not the same thing as the brain, but is a separate entity altogether http://books.google.com/books?id=J9pON9yB8HkC&pg=PT28&lpg=PT28 Of related interest on the "spiritual" aspect of man: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dc8z67wz_4d8hc876j Intelligent Design - The Anthropic Hypothesis http://lettherebelight-77.blogspot.com/
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