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Hallucinations - Oliver Sacks

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307957241
CFI has released the Top 10 Science & Reason books of 2012. Here's what they have to say about Hallucinations:
This latest offering from Dr. Sacks harkens back to the books that made him famous: Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by infusing curious tales of brains gone awry with sensitive insights into what it means to be human. The author is not content to list symptoms of a disordered mind or treat hallucinatory experiences as characters in a freak show, and though the science of hallucinations remains relatively unknown, Dr. Sacks takes us through the looking glass and shows us how commonplace and illuminating our fantasy worlds can be. This book is a great gift for anyone interested in magic, illusion and sensory creativity.

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  • Art J.

    Enjoyed the book but this is Labor Day weekend so I will be up North. Enjoy the conversation!

    August 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi all, here is a TED talk by Oliver Sacks, it is pretty much an overview of the First Chapter on CBS

    http://blog.ted.com/2009/09/17/what_hallucinat/

    June 10, 2013

  • Leo F.

    Looks awesome. I'm an Oliver Sacks fan.

    January 18, 2013

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