This is another great book by David Eagleman. Incognito: The secret lives of the brain. David Eagleman uncovers wonders of our subconscious at work. One of my favorite section is on Ulysses Contract, Monogamous prairie voles and team of rivals.
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey This a great book for anyone even if you are not looking into stroke. It is so amazing how the human mind works. Should be mandatory reading for anyone in the medical field!
Impressions: ‘The man who mistook his wife for a hat’, Oliver Sacks
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales is a 1985 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks describing the case histories of some of his patients. The title of the book comes from the case study of a man with visual agnosia.
"One of the greatest illusions I've had to overcome in my life is that I'm a rational human being. Awareness of how your mind works can help you identify with it less, and is one of the most powerful tools for freeing yourself from the illusion of your beliefs."