Oliver Sacks

neurologist and author

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British author and neurologist, living in the United States  (9 July 1933 – 30 August 2015) 

Oliver Sacks on KCRW

Oliver Sacks: Hallucinations

from Bookworm

Oliver Sacks explores the brain's affinity for music by examining the extraordinary ways our brains adapt in response to musical aberrations.

Oliver Sacks: Musicophilia

Oliver Sacks explores the brain's affinity for music by examining the extraordinary ways our brains adapt in response to musical aberrations.

from Bookworm

Wherever Oliver Sacks goes, the nature of consciousness is his subject...

Oliver Sacks: Oaxaca Journal

Wherever Oliver Sacks goes, the nature of consciousness is his subject...

from Bookworm

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