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Oliver Sacks, M.D.

The Nervous System and the Soul (#S710)


$29.95 $18.95
30 minutes
Dramatic, musical and mathematical qualities of the soul are available even to the mentally retarded and those with other neurological deficits. The late Oliver Sacks, M.D., is author of Awakenings, A Leg to Stand On and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. He maintains that our our conventional awareness is limited compared to the talents of those with Tourette's syndrome and other disorders.
This program is also available in the VideoQuartet:
Approaches to Consciousness (#Q434)

EXCERPT:

"One sees again and again with all sorts of physical and especially neurological disorders, that meaning is needed to hold a person together"
--Oliver Sacks 




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