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  1. says:

    Interesting material, but for a Sacks regular, the familiar style of summarising, recounting and musing with snapshots of verbatim correspondence from patients or snippets from another author somehow sapped the material of its vitality and gave me summary reading fatigue.As with most of Sacks works, I come off absolutely a

  2. says:

    Sacks is an incredible, almost life changing writer And this unpicking of the inner machinations of the human brain is a thrilling read An expert in weaving together multi disciplinary strands in a simple, readable and fascinating way, Sacks has outdone himself again.Particularly enjoyed the fact that there are copious notes and references which are very useful for further research.I d highly recommend reading this boo

  3. says:

    Another Oliver Sacks book, my last for a while I definitely enjoyed this much than The Mind s Eye though Probably because hallucinations are much fascinating to think about I think the book did a good job going over hallucinatory ex

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    I bought this on the strength of a TED talk by the author, the subject of which was Charles Bonnet syndrome, which forms the basis of the first chapter of this book In that talk, the author s warmth and compassionate nature shines through, and this also comes across in his writing, especially his anecdotes about his interactions with patients.The book discusses a variety of visual and auditory hallucinations and the various under

  5. says:

    Oliver Sacks, der Neurologe, der in Gestalt von Robin Williams den bemitleidenswerten Robert de Niro aus seiner Parkinsonstarre erweckt hat, und dem wir auch das Wissen zu verdanken haben, dass man seine Frau mit einem Hut verwechseln kann, hat sich noch lngst nicht aufs Altenteil zurckgezogen Gottseidank nicht,

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Ether stories of his patients and of his own mind altering experiences to illuminate what hallucinations tell us about the organisation and structure of our brains how they have influenced every culture s folklore and art and why the potential for hallucination is present in us all a vital part of the human conditio. Another Oliver Sacks book my last for a while I definitely enjoyed this much than The Mind s Eye though Probably because hallucinations are much fascinating to think about I think the book did a good job going over hallucinatory experiences and I definitely learned a lot that I didn t know before I even enjoyed hearing about Sack s personal experiences this time because he didn t give as much unnecessary detail and it was cool to know that someone so successful has his own struggles it makes him much real to the reader I think I do find that towards the end of Oliver Sack s books though I begin to get tired of reading and wish it would end already for some reason Not sure if it s just me but it gets to be a bit much because he does have a tendency to naval gaze All in all an interesting and informative read The Exploration of the Male Anatomy patients and of his own mind altering experiences to illuminate what hallucinations tell us about the organisation and structure of our brains how they have influenced every culture s folklore and art and why the Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals potential for hallucination is All Night Long (Nannies, present in us all a vital The Freeze-Frame Revolution personal experiences this time because he didn t give as much unnecessary detail and it was cool to know that someone so successful has his own struggles it makes him much real to the reader I think I do find that towards the end of Oliver Sack s books though I begin to get tired of reading and wish it would end already for some reason Not sure if it s just me but it gets to be a bit much because he does have a tendency to naval gaze All in all an interesting and informative read

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Have you ever seen something that wasn t really there Heard someone call your name in an empty house Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing Hallucinations don t belong wholly to the insane Much commonly they are linked to sensory deprivation intoxication illness or injury In some conditions h. Interesting material but for a Sacks regular the familiar style of summarising recounting and musing with snapshots of verbatim correspondence from patients or snippets from another author somehow sapped the material of its vitality and gave me summary reading fatigueAs with most of Sacks works I come off absolutely amazed at the convergence sought by him across disciplines how he makes neuropathology shake hands with anthropology makes accomplices of literature poetry and biography and the hidden shared rapport contained within his confiding patients letters is indubitable but all too often I yearn for an active editor who d whip his material into a volume that packs bite maybe chop the material into niftier numerous chapters or make the volume leaner philosophically succinct Sacks outpourings here follow a familiar template in structure that regular readers will recognise and somehow descriptions of historical and patient s hallucinations reproduced verbatim don t always make for the most interesting of reads beyond a pointThis is not to take away from clinician philosopher s admirable patience at paring apart a lone symptom through analysis of preserved patient testimonies personal experiences I was aware of his drug taking phase from his autobio but here the various trips very candidly reproduced find themselves wonderfully nestled in context and thoughtful precis of legion of notable medical and non medical figures with their little big trysts in the domain of hallucinations all of which do make this a compelling volume just that to sustain my interest through all its carefree connection seeking sometimes microscopic sometimes kaleidoscopic ramble I need personality and engagement in the writing especially when we are going to spin around ONE symptom for the entire book Calling Cards: Uncover Your Calling patients or snippets from another author somehow sapped the material of its vitality and gave me summary reading fatigueAs with most of Sacks works I come off absolutely amazed at the convergence sought by him across disciplines how he makes neuropathology shake hands with anthropology makes accomplices of literature Cities of God poetry and biography and the hidden shared rapport contained within his confiding Gravitys Rainbow patients letters is indubitable but all too often I yearn for an active editor who d whip his material into a volume that Daisy Malone and the Blue Glowing Stone packs bite maybe chop the material into niftier numerous chapters or make the volume leaner Pretend God Is Deaf philosophically succinct Sacks outpourings here follow a familiar template in structure that regular readers will recognise and somehow descriptions of historical and Cased Images & Tintypes KwikGuide patient s hallucinations reproduced verbatim don t always make for the most interesting of reads beyond a Las Puertas Del Amor pointThis is not to take away from clinician Discoveries philosopher s admirable A Fire Within: Sekret Machines Series, Book 2 patience at Idenics paring apart a lone symptom through analysis of Night Owl Loonette preserved Deadshifted (Edie Spence, patient testimonies El agujero del infierno personal experiences I was aware of his drug taking The Essential Jim Brickman, Vol. 4 (Piano/Vocal/Chords) phase from his autobio but here the various trips very candidly reproduced find themselves wonderfully nestled in context and thoughtful Teddy precis of legion of notable medical and non medical figures with their little big trysts in the domain of hallucinations all of which do make this a compelling volume just that to sustain my interest through all its carefree connection seeking sometimes microscopic sometimes kaleidoscopic ramble I need Calling Me Home personality and engagement in the writing especially when we are going to spin around ONE symptom for the entire book

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Allucinations can lead to religious epiphanies or even the feeling of leaving one s own body Humans have always sought such life changing visions and for thousands of years have used hallucinogenic compounds to achieve them In Hallucinations with his usual elegance curiosity and compassion Dr Oliver Sacks weaves tog. Sacks is an incredible almost life changing writer And this unpicking of the inner machinations of the human brain is a thrilling read An expert in weaving together multi disciplinary strands in a simple readable and fascinating way Sacks has outdone himself againParticularly enjoyed the fact that there are copious notes and references which are very useful for further researchI d highly recommend reading this book alongside Sacks s article Altered States in the 27 August 2012 issue of The New Yorker