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

It’s fascinating to me what lies, even thrives, on the edges of humanity. Sometimes the hardest place to be is in the middle, among the unsung masses, the insignificant majority–the irony of wanting our children to be normal and special. 260 more words

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THE STRANGE WORLD OF THE BRAIN: OCTOBER'S FIELD NOTES CHOICE, THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT

Thanks again to everybody who came to the September meeting of the Field Notes Book Group and engaged in a lively discussion of Half Broke Horses.   274 more words

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A Fascinating Journey Through the Brain - The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Dr. Oliver Sacks


I’m on a bit of a psychology-lit kick recently, after reading The Alienist last week and being reminded on my days studying A-Level psychology I remembered this curiously named book that my equally curiously named psychology teacher (Mr. 423 more words

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Natural Knack for Numbers

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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