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The pleasure shock : the rise of deep brain stimulation and its forgotten inventor

Author: Lone Frank
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An assessment of Tulane psychiatrist Robert G. Heath's brain-pacemaker experiments examines his controversial work, allegedly part of the CIA's notorious "mind control" project, and discusses how his work has been adapted as mainstream therapies for mental illness and addiction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Lone, 1966-
Pleasure shock.
New York, New York : Dutton, [2018]
(DLC) 2017029957
(OCoLC)991572310
Named Person: Robert G Heath; Robert G Heath; Robert G Heath
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lone Frank
ISBN: 9781101986547 1101986549
OCLC Number: 1029295474
Description: 1 online resource (x, 307 pages)
Contents: Singing the brain electric --
The second coming --
Treat yourself --
How happy is too happy? --
The times they are a-changin' --
The secret history of hedonia --
A cure for violence --
Dreams from DARPA --
A grand mistake --
The machine in the mind.
Responsibility: Lone Frank.

Abstract:

An assessment of Tulane psychiatrist Robert G. Heath's brain-pacemaker experiments examines his controversial work, allegedly part of the CIA's notorious "mind control" project, and discusses how his work has been adapted as mainstream therapies for mental illness and addiction.

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