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Oliver Sacks

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Our preeminent storytelling neuroscientist spotlights music's transformative effect on the brain. But has Sacks finally struck the wrong note? Oliver Sacks Books, Music And The Brain, Cult Of Personality, Music Education, Musicals, Tours, Musical Mystery, Johns Hopkins, Articles

Oliver Sacks' musical mystery tour

Our preeminent storytelling neuroscientist spotlights music's transformative effect on the brain. But has Sacks finally struck the wrong note?

The neurologist died Sunday aged Here are just a few of his thoughts on topics from mus Sacks, Memories, Quotes, Healthy Living, Inspiration, Beautiful, Cute Quotes, Memoirs, Quotations

12 Beautiful Quotes From Oliver Sacks

The neurologist died Sunday aged 82. Here are just a few of his thoughts on topics from mus

The famed neurologist talks to Fresh Air about how grief, trauma, brain injury, medications and neurological disorders can trigger hallucinations — and about his personal experimentation with hallucinogenic drugs in the Philosophy For Children, The Painted Veil, Narrative Essay, Religious Education, Brain Injury, Ted Talks, Neuroscience, Good People, Sacks

‘Hallucinations’ by Oliver Sacks - The Boston Globe

In “Hallucinations,’’ a fascinating and engaging “anthology of hallucinations,” Oliver Sacks uses the unique mixture of patient anecdote, memoir, scientific information, and broad reference to literature, art, music, history, and philosophy that has characterized all his work to explore various types of visual, auditory, tactile, and other illusory sensations — excluding those caused by mental illness

Love, Lunacy, and a Life Fully Lived: Oliver Sacks, the Science of Seeing, and the Art of Being Seen – Brain Pickings Mental Capacity Act, Best Science Books, Oliver Sacks, Anne Sexton, Moving On In Life, Meaningful Life, Social Justice, Memoirs, Beautiful World

The Best Science Books of 2015

From Earth’s largest-hearted creature to the interconnectedness of the universe, by way of Einstein and artificial intelligence.

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Desert Island Discs - Oliver Sacks - BBC Sounds

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npr: “skunkbear: “ Oliver Sacks was a neurologist whose books and essays about the human brain explored our humanity. In the months after his cancer returned, he wrote beautifully about his own death. Great Minds Quotes, Oliver Sacks, James Baldwin Quotes, Cool Words, Wise Words, Expressions Of Sympathy, Quotes To Live By, Life Quotes, Who Book

Oliver Sacks was a neurologist whose books and...

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Oliver Sacks through the years. The photo was originally captioned: "Who is Oliver Sacks? Neuroplasticity, Neurology, Sacks, My Brain, Weight Lifting, Awakening, The Man, Told You So, How Are You Feeling

The Many Lives of Oliver Sacks | Oliver Sacks, M.D. | Author, Neurologist | On The Move, Hallucinations, Musicophilia, Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Who is Dr. Oliver Sacks?? All of the above! These stories and more in On the Move--on sale now--including 32 pages of photos. Please tell your

We all know Dr. Oliver Sacks as a renowned neurologist and a prolific author. But he's a true Renaissance man, as becomes clear when reading his new memoir, "On the Move: A Life. Oliver Sacks, Fair Face, Miami, Renaissance Men, Top Celebrities, Entertainment Weekly, Love Affair, The Other Side, Back In The Day

Entertainment Weekly on Twitter

“Oliver Sacks, famed neurologist and author, dies at 82: http://t.co/YHO2uLsvtj”

Inside Oliver Sacks’s Creative Process: The Beloved Writer’s Never-Before-Seen Manuscripts, Brainstorm Sheets, and Notes on Writing, Creativity, and the Brain – Brain Pickings Sacks, Brainstorm, Writer, Creativity, Bloom, Notes, Lifestyle, Report Cards, Writers

Inside Oliver Sacks’s Creative Process: The Beloved Writer’s Never-Before-Seen Manuscripts, Brainstorm Sheets, and Notes on Writing, Creativity, and the Brain

Inside the “buzzing, blooming chaos” of a brilliant mind at work.

Oliver Sacks, a man of many talents, takes readers On the Move in his new memoir. Oliver Sacks, My Passion, Memoirs, Wellness, Sampedro, Machu Picchu, Neuroscience, Html, Authors

Oliver Sacks, una vida escrita hasta la médula

La prosa del neurólogo estalla en su autobiografía con una evocación intensa de su pasión literaria, su homosexualidad castigada, su vocación científica y su imperativo vital

Oliver Sacks on Death, Destiny, and the Redemptive Radiance of a Life Fully Lived by Maria Popova - photo by Bill Hayes Case Histories, Photographs Of People, Famous Men, Gods And Goddesses, Ny Times, Science And Technology, Alice In Wonderland, Destiny, Literature

Oliver Sacks on Death, Destiny, and the Redemptive Radiance of a Life Fully Lived

“It is the fate — the genetic and neural fate — of every human being to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death.”

Portrait of British-born neurologist and author Dr Oliver Sacks standing in the admittance driveway of Beth Abraham Hospital with his arms crossed over his chest, New York City. (Photo by Nancy R. Oliver Sacks, Arms Crossed, Storytelling, Take That, The Incredibles, Libraries, City Photo, Cancer, Archive

How Would You Spend Your Last Few Months Alive?

The Glitch Mob’s Boreta honors Oliver Sacks for his empathy, musical passion, and psychedelic/scientific exploration

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Oliver Sacks, M.D. | Academy of Achievement

Dr. Oliver Sacks was a practicing clinical neurologist and author, renowned for his fascinating true-life reports from the mysterious frontiers of neurological experience. Born and raised in London, he spent most of his life in New York City as a consulting neurologist for hospitals and nursing homes. There he treated men and women suffering from every possible disorder of the brain and nervous system, from well-known disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's to baffling conditions in…

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Truth, Beauty, and Oliver Sacks | by Simon Callow | The New York Review of Books

Oliver Sacks found it impossible to work in the abstract; only when he went to work in a hospital as a neurologist, interacting with patients, did he begin to fulfill his potential. His natural shyness disappeared in the face of the problem to be solved—the human problem, the difficulty or the damage inflicted on the individual by his or her condition. But he was equally fascinated by the brain itself. By involving the patient as much as possible in his own insatiable inquisitiveness about…

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On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks – review

A revealing autobiography of a shy, withdrawn young man whose neurological work stretched to the very horizons of human potential