Chapter 20. Bibliography and Acknowledgments


The brain experiments and information in this book were taken from the following sources. In applying the facts of neuroscience to this fictional situation, as few liberties as possible were taken. Any inaccuracies that may have arisen should in no way be attributed to the authors, contributors, or works below.

Benson, D. Frank and Eran Zaidel, eds. The Dual Brain: Hemispheric Specialization in Humans, UCLA Forum in Medical Sciences No. 26. New York: The Guilford Press, 1985.

Bogen, Joseph, M.D. “Educational Aspects of Hemispheric Specialization.” UCLA Educator, Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring 1975, pp. 24-32.

——-, “Concluding Overview,” Epilepsy and the Corpus Callosum, edited by A. Reeves. New York: Plenum Press, 1985.

Diamond, M.C., A.B. Scheibel, and L.M. Elson. The Human Brain Coloring Book. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1985.

Fincher, Jack. The Brain. New York: Torstar Books, 1984.

Franco, Laura, and Roger Sperry, “Hemisphere Lateralization for Cognitive Processing of Geometry,” Neuropsychologia No. 15, 1977, pp. 107-111.

Gazzaniga, Michael S. The Bisected Brain. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1970.

——-, and Joseph E. Ledoux. The Integrated Mind. New York: Plenum Press, 1978.

——-. The Social Brain: Discovering the Networks of the Mind. New York: Basic Books, 1985.

Gleick, James. Chaos, Making a New Science. New York: Viking, 1987.

Hooper, Judith, and Dick Teresi. The Three-Pound Universe. New York: MacMillan Publishing Company, 1986.

Jaynes, Julian. The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976.

Levy, Jerre, C. Trevarthen, and Roger Sperry. “Perception of Bilateral Chimeric Figures Following Hemispheric Disconnection.” Brain No. 95, 1972, pp. 61-78.

Restak, Richard, M.D. The Brain. New York: Bantam Books, 1984.

Sacks, Oliver. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

Segalowitz, Sid J. Two Sides of the Brain: Brain Lateralization Explored. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1983.

Sperry, Roger. Science and Moral Priority: Merging Mind, Brain and Human Values. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1985.

——-, E. Zaidel, and D. Zaidel. “Self Recognition and Social Awareness in the Disconnected Minor Hemisphere.” Neuropsychologia No. 17, 1979, pp. 153-166.

Springer, Sally P., and Georg Deutsch. Left Brain, Right Brain, Revised Edition. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1985.


For my parents.

 For their comments and support in the writing of this book, many thanks to Willard Carroll, Ruth Gribin, Peter Hankoff, Bill Hickey, Julie Hickson, Will Huston, Christine Madsen, Dave Madsen, Kate Miciak, Wendy Pratt, Julie Robitaille, Deborah Schneider and Dean Stefan. Special thanks to Julie Hickson for the title.

Grateful acknowledgment is made for permission to reprint the following:

Excerpt from “Not A Second Time.” Words and music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Copyright 1963, 1964 by Northern Songs. All rights controlled and administered by MCA Music Publishing, a division of MCA Inc., New York, NY, 10019 under license from Northern Songs. Copyright renewed. Used by permission. International copyright secured. All rights reserved.

Excerpt from “Moon River” copyright 1961 by Famous Music Corporation. Copyright renewed 1989 by Famous Music Corporation.

“Lady Doctor,” by Graham Parker, copyright 1976. Excerpted by kind permission of Graham Parker and GEEP Music, Ltd.

Excerpt from “Unsatisfied,” by Paul Westerberg, as performed by the Replacements. Copyright 1984 by NAH Music.

This novel was originally published as a “Perfect Crime” novel in hardcover by Bantam Doubleday Dell in 1992.


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