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  • Into the Gray Zone
  • Adrian Owen
  • English
  • 28 December 2018
  • 9781501135200

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Free download Into the Gray Zone ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB The author a world renowned neuroscientist reveals his controversial groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non responsive but turn out in up to 20 percent of cases to be vibrantly alive existing in the “Gray Zone between full consciousness and brain death People in this middle place have sustained traumatic brain injuries or are the victims of stroke or. Please read you don t have to like it but really this could save your life or the life of a loved one If you are 100% paralyzed from a brain injury whether it is from disease or an accident you are very likely to be diagnosed uite uickly as being in a vegative state The next step is to remove the life support And you re dead But say your body is dead but your mind is 100% alive and well in that heavy iron Diving Bell and you could hear and see everything that was going on You might want to live if people knew that and were willing to provide you with intellectual stimulation and know your choices This book details exactly how that communication is possibleI was out having a drink with a nurse anaethetist the other night pretty highly educated and involved in hospital care and he didn t know about this So don t think that if you or a loved one should end up in this terrible state of looking permanently comatose that your doctors will know about this You have to write it down and discuss it with your nearest and dearestThis may work immediately or it may not work for weeks or possibly months It is only going to work in a minority of people as the others are either genuinely vegetative or technology has not advanced to the stage where we can see that there is still a person in there How it was done at least one of the ways the author writes is to put the person in a scanner and play them a short Hitchcock movie Everyone normal reacts to movies in the same way at the same time When a gunshot is fired one part of the brain of everyone watching reacts A kiss and it s another part and so on So if the person in the scanner is played the movie and reacts that way they must be able to see hear and follow the action That s very far from being in a vegetative stateChoices In the book the author says that the patient is given two choices since we are Goodreaders let s say we are asked Do you like the book that is being read to you For yes imagine a tennis match for no think of walking through your home Again different areas of the brain light up as the ones doing the thinking need oxygen fuel and the scanner identifiesThe next uestion is obviously would you want to live like this The answer surprisingly was 72% of patients said Yes Life is precious Maybe having people coming and talk to you read you the papers read good books play films is enough For some that were breathing on their own they were wheeled out and taken home for the weekend or to the movies I can envisage that for the very rich they could have their own scanners as well as nursing support at home and their day could be planned according to their wishes and abilitiesSo consider this and talk about ir let your family know what they should do should such a tragedy befall you Tell them about this and ask them what they would wantObviously a 10 star bookNotes on reading This is immensely interesting It is so far the history and development of how scanners from radio active to MRI s have been used to detect brain activity in certain parts of the brain in people who have been judged vegetative after strokes or accidents resulting in brain injury I found it fascinating that a sentence as simple as he fed her cat food would need to be analysed Did he feed a cat or did he feed a girl or woman We use context to know the answer If he or a friend didn t have a cat then there was a female with very strange tastes in food or else was being given it forcibly A computer couldn t know what the sentence meant because it wouldn t know who if anyone owned a cat But the brain can work it out using prior knowledge context and likelihood Different parts of the brain are used than those for a simple sentence that reuires no interpretation he fed the cat Whiskas This parsing of meaning couldn t be done by someone without consciousness they would have to think about the sentence and different parts of the brain would be put to work consuming oxygen as they did so which could be detected by the MRI scanner Ergo the body might be vegetative but the mind was certainly not And that was just the start Noticias De Los Montoneros up to 20 percent of cases to be vibrantly alive existing in the “Gray Zone between full consciousness and brain death People in this middle place have sustained traumatic brain injuries or are the victims of stroke or. 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Free download Into the Gray Zone ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB S life like for these patients What can their families and friends do to help them What are the ethical implications for religious organizations politicians the Right to Die movement and even insurers And perhaps most intriguing of all in defining what a life worth living is are we too concerned with the physical and not giving enough emphasis to the power of thought What truly defines a satisfying lif. This review and others can be found on BW Book ReviewsThe gray zone A thing that no one has really heard of but everyone would know once they hear me say vegetative state That s what the gray zone is People who are somewhat responsive or completely non responsive to the world around them It s something most people are familiar with the topic that sparks so many debates about the right to life or the right to die with dignity It s a really hot topicAdrian Owen is a neuroscientist whose research focuses on the people in the gray zone Mainly his research focuses on how to bring people out and how to know whether people are conscious of what s going around It s a huge topic Do these people know what s going on or are they completely gone Dr Owen takes this topic his whole life s research and tries to condense it into something that s understandableThe only experience I have with consciousness is a very short lecture that a classmate did for an honor s project in my behavioral neuroscience course Everything went above my head Consciousness is a difficult concept since it takes multiple forms We can be aware of our surroundings but we may not understand ourselves or be able to introspect Emotions may not show consciousness since dogs show emotions yet do they have the power to introspect or form complex mental maps of words topics or relationshipsDr Owen explains all things related to consciousness perfectly He makes it easy despite having the ability to go way above everyone s heads to reach academics who like him spend their lives researching it He s come into contact with doctors psychologists fellow neuroscientists and philosophersThis conversation has touched most people in some way Having to make a choice about a relative or a friend doing the same Debating something like this in a class However this book gives a very uniue spin on it by looking at his research that examined people who came out of the gray zone and recovered their abilities While this book is definitely specialized and I read it because I find psychological topics fascinating and I m half tempted to suggest it to my advisor since he loves biological psychology it s incredibly accessible You don t have to have any past knowledge on this to enjoy it Nos trajeron los barcos understandableThe only experience I have with consciousness is a very short lecture that a classmate did for an honor s project in my behavioral neuroscience course Everything went above my head Consciousness is a difficult concept since it takes multiple forms We can be aware of our surroundings but we may not Maria dos Canos Serrados understand ourselves or be able to introspect Emotions may not show consciousness since dogs show emotions yet do they have the power to introspect or form complex mental maps of words topics or relationshipsDr Owen explains all things related to consciousness perfectly He makes it easy despite having the ability to go way above everyone s heads to reach academics who like him spend their lives researching it He s come into contact with doctors psychologists fellow neuroscientists and philosophersThis conversation has touched most people in some way Having to make a choice about a relative or a friend doing the same Debating something like this in a class However this book gives a very Inside the Titanic A Giant Cut away Book Giant Cutaway Book uniue spin on it by looking at his research that examined people who came out of the gray zone and recovered their abilities While this book is definitely specialized and I read it because I find psychological topics fascinating and I m half tempted to suggest it to my advisor since he loves biological psychology it s incredibly accessible You don t have to have any past knowledge on this to enjoy it

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Free download Into the Gray Zone ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Many are oblivious to the outside world and their doctors believe they are incapable of thought But a sizeable number are experiencing something different intact minds adrift deep within damaged brains and bodies Following Owen’s journey of exciting medical discovery Into the Gray Zone asks some tough and terrifying uestions such as What i. GNab I received a free electronic copy of this book from Netgalley Adrian Owen and Scribner in exchange for an honest review Thank you all for sharing your hard work with meAdrian Owen outlines and details his work with patients suffering neurological damage due to accident or illness over the last 29 years the euipment and processes used to recognize consciousness in those persons diagnosed as being in a vegetative state This was a hard book to read In our world we get used to happily ever after We see it in our books and our films those adult fairy tales that carry the day Every inch of progress made in neuroscience was hard fought on several fronts general perception funding euipment But these scientists have climbed those unknown mountains and found many positives for those suffering injury Parkinson s or Alzheimers and found new ways to communicate with people in the Grey Zone What a wonderful breakthrough pub date June 20 2017Scribner