Have you heard of the Alien Hand Syndrome?

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Offline CPT ArkAngel

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Have you heard of the Alien Hand Syndrome?
« on: 15/12/2011 19:07:44 »
A strange consequence of brain damage disconnecting some flow of information between the two hemispheres. Very interesting...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12225163

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_hand_syndrome

Do we all have a double personality?

Prior to this post, i was watching a TV program about this syndrome. They said that the alien personality is unconscious because it lacks any form of cognitive language...
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Re: Have you heard of the Alien Hand Syndrome?
« Reply #1 on: 15/12/2011 19:29:08 »
something similar ...

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 Patients may say things like, “I don’t know whose hand that is, but they’d better get my ring off!”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemispatial_neglect