The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat The Macat Library: Amazon.es: Krpan, Dario, O' Connor, Alexander: Libros en idiomas extranjeros Selecciona Tus Preferencias de Cookies Utilizamos cookies y herramientas similares para mejorar tu experiencia de compra, prestar nuestros servicios, entender cómo los utilizas para poder mejorarlos, y para mostrarte anuncios. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 2, 2018. As with some other reviewers, I found this book quite unsatisfying. Read Man Who MIstook His Wife for a Hat book reviews & author details and more at Amazon.in. I find some of his patient’s neurological conditions mind-blowing. Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders. It is a collection of fascinating neurological case studies. The patients in these pages are confronted with almost inconceivably strange neurological disorders; in Sacks’ telling, their stories are a profound testament to the adaptability of the human brain and the resilience of the human spirit. Very entertaining and fascinating. Ships from and sold by Book Depository UK. Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat By Oliver Sacks In his most extraordinary book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. . An Analysis of Oliver Sacks's The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA products qualify for FREE Shipping. These are case studies of people who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognise people or common objects; whose limbs have become alien; who are afflicted and yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 May 2019. Oliver Sacks’s The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat tells the stories of individuals afflicted with fantastic perceptual and intellectual aberrations: patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognize people and common objects; who are stricken with violent tics and grimaces or who shout involuntary obscenities; whose limbs have … I have been trying to understand why I find this much-celebrated book vaguely unsatisfying. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 October 2019. The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales. LitCharts Teacher Editions. Hello Select your address All Hello, Sign in. Since 1965, he has lived in New York, where he is clinical professor of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, adjunct professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine and consultant neurologist to the Little Sisters of the Poor.In 1966 Dr. Sacks began working as a consulting neurologist for Beth Abraham Hospital, a chronic care facility in the Bronx where he encountered an extraordinary group of patients, many of whom had spent decades in strange, frozen states, like human statues, unable to initiate movement. Oliver Sacks was enormously experienced and widely respected – yet this book just didn’t hold my attention. Sacks with a patient at Beth Abraham Hospital around 1988 (c) Oliver Sacks. These are case studies of people who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognise people or common objects; whose limbs have become alien; who are afflicted and yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to movies, TV shows, music, Kindle e-books, Twitch Prime, and more. Noté /5. Hello, Sign in. It's well written, and brings up all kinds of crazy things. Directed by Christopher Rawlence. It is a collection of fascinating neurological case studies. The range of humanness is vast. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 March 2019. Compared to Sacks' other books this is tedious and unsatisfying. The patients in these pages are confronted with almost inconceivably strange neurological disorders; in Sacks’ telling, their stories are a profound testament to the adaptability of the human brain and the resilience of the human spirit. 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