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Half a brain is enough: the story of Nico

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    Half a brain is enough: the story of Nico. Edited by antonio m battro (Pp 118, £12.95). Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000. ISBN 0 521 78307 0.

    This short book describes the fascinating recovery and remarkable neurocognitive compensation of Nico, a little boy who at the age of three underwent a right hemispherectomy for intractable epilepsy. Although such cases are not now rare, the emphasis on how the neuropsychology of …

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