Teacher

Oliver Sacks on self discovery

Below are the best resources we could find featuring oliver sacks about self discovery.

Oliver Sacks
FindCenter Video Image

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Hallucinations

To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

On the Move: A Life

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories and his fascination and familiarity with human behavior at its most unexpected and unfamiliar.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Loader Image