The Mind's Eye

The Mind's Eye

Oliver Sacks


With compassion and perception, Dr. Oliver Sacks back illuminates the mysteries of the mind through introducing us to a couple outstanding characters, together with Pat, who continues to be a vivacious communicator regardless of the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the power to learn. Sacks investigates those that can see completely good yet are not able to acknowledge faces, even these in their personal teenagers. He describes absolutely blind those that navigate through contact and scent; and others who, mockingly, turn into hyper-visual. eventually, he recounts his personal conflict with an eye fixed tumor and the unusual visible signs it brought on. As he has performed in classics like The guy Who Mistook his spouse for a Hat and Awakenings, Dr. Sacks exhibits us that medication is either an paintings and a technology, and that our skill to visualize what it really is to determine with one other person's brain is what makes us actually human.

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