Katja M Guenther

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This article examines the material culture of neuroscientist Vilayanur S. Ramachandran's research into phantom limbs. In the 1990s Ramachandran used a 'mirror box' to 'resurrect' phantom limbs and thus to treat the pain that often accompanied them. The experimental success of his mirror therapy led Ramachandran to see mirrors as a useful model of brain(More)
Using quantitative and qualitative data collected at the 2010 United States Social Forum (USSF), we explore how social justice activists perceive the effects of the economic crisis on their political organizations and what types of social change strategies they are advocating to address it. Nearly half of activists reported that funding has become tighter(More)
Freud's "Critical Introduction" has many of the markers of a purely neuroanatomical text. But a comparison with contemporary anatomical writings as well as an analysis of the larger scientific, clinical and institutional context of Freud's work suggests important differences. Freud's manuscript was an ambitious enterprise to reform the brain sciences of the(More)
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