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THE SIGHT OF TOUCH

'My Lobotomy': Howard Dully's Journey
From NPR's 'All Things Considered.'
The story of one man's quest to understand the frontal lobotomy procedure performed on him when he was 12 years old.

National Braille Press
This site is a rich source of information about Braille, including free downloads, a catalogue of Braille publications, information on Braille transcription services and a children's Braille book club.

American Council on the Blind
The ACB site includes recent issues of The Braille Forum, speech-friendly software you can download, job listings, and information about the ACB's radio station.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes
This federal agency site, affiliated with the National Institutes of Health, highlights government research being conducted in all facets of neurological study.

An Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Learn more about TMS, the research tool used by Alvaro Pascual-Leone in the story "The Sight of Touch".

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The Sight of Touch  
  Grow Your Own Brain  
  True or False?  
  What's in a Dream?  
  Monastery of the Mind  
  The Power of Half  


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