Jason Tougaw

Jason Tougaw is a professor of literature and liberal studies at City University of New York—Queens College and The Graduate Center. He is the author of The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience (Yale University Press), The One You Get: Portrait of a Family Organism (Dzanc Books), and Strange Cases: The Medical Case History and the British Novel (Routledge). His essays have appeared in Electric LiteratureLiterary HubModern Fiction StudiesLiterature and MedicineElectra Street, Largehearted BoyMemory in the Twenty-First Century, and Boys to Men: Gay Men Write about Growing Up. He teaches courses and workshops on consciousness studies, neurodiversity, the art and science of dreaming, memory, creative nonfiction, and autobiography and memoir. 

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The Elusive Brain

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