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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 more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines may see shimmering arcs of light or tiny, Lilliputian figures of animals and people. People with failing eyesight, paradoxically,… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

If and when you experience perceptual disturbances, your own or those of family, friends, or colleagues, this volume should help you meet them with grace and understanding.

The human brain, as Sacks demonstrates, is the freakiest show in town. In the end it's the only show we've got.

I would say that Hallucinations is really the keystone of the amazing edifice that is this remarkable thinker's oeuvre; a body of work that sets out to do nothing more or less than examine the totality of human being from the perspective of neurology.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (November 06, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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