Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Dark Matters - Alien Hand Syndrome

Alien hand syndrome (also known as anarchic hand or Dr. Strangelove syndrome[1]) is a neurological disorder in which the afflicted person's hand appears to take on a mind of its own. Alien hand syndrome is best documented in cases where a person has had the two hemispheres of their brain surgically separated, a procedure sometimes used to relieve the symptoms of extreme cases of epilepsy. It also occurs in some cases after other brain surgery, strokes, or infections.....