The Literary Neuroscientist

published 7 months ago

Living with a neurological condition can be a tremendous burden to patients and their caregivers. When the condition is ALS - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - it is a death sentence. The Agenda in the Summer welcomes author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova to discuss her latest book, "Every Note Played," in which she shines a light on the science, and the humanity, of ALS.

For more in depth perspectives and interesting stories sign up for our daily newsletter slash daily. One of the great pleasures of reading is how it led to sink into someone else's life world our experience and see it all through their eyes and he said you know was novels do that and more and neuroscientist her novel still Alice about a woman living with Alzheimer's disease became an Oscar winning film her latest novel every no plate takes us into the world of a pianist facing life with ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease we're delighted to welcome the surgeon about 2 associates tonight welcome thank carefully so it's nice to meet you nice to meet you Sir so I finished the book and it this book really shook me it stayed with me I was up last night thinking about some of the messages in the book so this book is not really just about Alice is it right now none of them are on the I write stories about people living within our ...

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