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In Oliver Sacks’ book ‘The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat’ he describes the behaviour of two twins, John and Michael, who had been previously diagnosed as “autistic, psychotic and severely retarded”. 813 more words

Book review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks

‘If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self – himself – he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it.’ 368 more words

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Review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks

Happy Friday everyone! I hope summer has been treating you well.

As I kind of expected, I haven’t had a ton of time to read yet this summer due to my study schedule and work, but I’ve been getting through some smaller books. 462 more words

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Early in 2011 I was wandering around my college library, apprehensive about going to class. I already had an interest in the field of psychology and neuroscience, but I didn’t know much about it. 293 more words

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat - Review

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks Published in 1985 Pages: 233 Genre: Nonfiction, psychology

“Neurology’s favourite word is ‘deficit’, denoting an impairment or incapacity of neurological function: loss of speech, loss of language, loss of memory, loss of vision, loss of dexterity, loss of identity and myriad other lacks and losses of specific functions (or faculties).” 961 more words

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat is such an eye catching title. As soon as I heard it a few years ago, it placed itself firmly on my ‘To read’ list. 621 more words

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'Swimming with Oliver'

Peter Selgin’s touching article ‘Swimming with Oliver’ appears at the Colorado Review a year after Oliver Sack’s death.

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