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  1. Ardiles

    The book also brings up eroaatrdinrxy scientists, including my long-time favorite – Rama (aka VS Ramachandran)! a0This guy found a way of curing phantom limb pain with mirrors. In short, when a limb is amputated, the patient’s brain still thinks that it’s there – the brain area that processed the feelings from the limb is still there. He decided to fool the brain by putting a mirror to reflect the limb that’s still there; when the patient moves the healthy limb, the brain thinks all is right with the world. That wasn’t a great explanation – you can watch a video of Rama talking about the concept here.

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