Dump: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

The reference book for the coursera course: Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life



Title: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
Authors: Jean-Dominique Bauby
Edition: 1
Finished Date: 2019-04-01 (Dumped)
Rating: 4
Language: English
Genres: Neuroscience
Level: Entry
Publishers: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 1997/05/13
ISBN: 978-0375401152
Format: ePub
Pages: 131
Download: ePub

a massive stroke => break brainstem

locked-in-syndrome: paralyzed from head to toe, the patient is imprisoned inside his own body, unable to speak or move.

1995/12: a massive stroke => break brainstem => completely and permanently paralyzed

end of 1996/1: full awake

Bauby can only blink left eyelid as only means of communication.

每章都很短.

Bauby以前是个editor, 所以我讨厌他的写作风格.

只有很少的内容是关于他的身体的情况,大多数是比喻和想象, 我不感兴趣. 放弃阅读