eBook Anthropologist On Mars download
by Oliver Sacks
Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing (April 12, 1997)
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Category: Health and Diets
Subcategory: Psychology and Counseling
Oliver Sacks on An Anthropologist on Mars. A wonderful new book hums with emotional and intellectual energ. .
Oliver Sacks on An Anthropologist on Mars. Praise for An Anthropologist on Mars: A wonderful new book hums with emotional and intellectual energ.It is Dr. Sacks’s gift that he has found a way to enlarge our experience and understanding of what the human is. Richard Locke, Wall St. Journal. A multi-faceted masterpiec. joy to rea.Sacks invites hope where hope has been proscribed, an act that by itself makes this book priceless.
An Anthropologist on Mars. Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands.
An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales is a 1995 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks consisting of seven medical case histories of individuals with neurological conditions such as autism and Tourette syndrome.
An Anthropologist on Mars book. In An Anthropologist on Mars, Oliver Sacks seamlessly weaves fascinating patient stories and lessons in neurology for the layperson. This may sound quite dry if you're not into reading about bizarre behavior from brain circuitry goes awry, but Sacks makes the science very palatable. He acts as our well-traveled tour guide as we explore the everyday lives and thinking processes of seven people who have made creative use of their cognitive hiccups.
Oliver Sacks was born in 1933 in London and was educated at Queen's College, Oxford. He completed his medical training at San Francisco's Mount Zion Hospital and at UCLA before moving to New York.
He has never been instructed in music or educated in any way.
Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands
Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands. Thus one young man, Stephen Wiltshire, who is both retarded and autistic, nonetheless has produced thousands of astonishing drawings
Includes bibliographical references (p. -315) and index. Case of the colorblind painter - Last hippie - Surgeon's life - See and not see - Landscape of his dreams - Prodigies - Anthropologist on Mars.
Includes bibliographical references (p. The author profiles seven neurological patients, including a surgeon with Tourette's syndrome and an artist whose color sense is destroyed in an accident but finds new creative power in black and white.