Hallucinations with Oliver Sacks

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Science & Story @ Cooper Union: Hallucinations with Oliver Sacks

Full Program: 2012 World Science Festival | 01:14:44

Original Program Date: Friday, June 1, 2012

Featuring Neurologist, Author Oliver Sacks with Journalist John Hockenberry Moderating

Famed neurologist Oliver Sacks joined award-winning journalist John Hockenberry to discuss Sacks' latest book, which explores the bewitching and surreal world of hallucinations. The conversation canvassed the rich cultural history and contemporary science of the hallucinatory experience, and also touched on Sacks’ own early psychedelic forays that helped convince him to dedicate his life to neurology and to write about the myriad riddles of the human mind.

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John Hockenberry

John Hockenberry

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6 comments
Arashi_Baba
Arashi_Baba

Does anybody remember the name of the books he mentioned? 

Jérôme Michalski
Jérôme Michalski

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Ovais Shafi
Ovais Shafi

One of the greatest Scientist who was also great inspiration, died today at age 82 in New York, due to Cancer Metastasis. Oliver Wolf Sacks (1933 – 2015) -- Scientist Neurologist.

John Kwok
John Kwok

My condolences to the World Science Festival staff who knew him personally.

john
john

Interesting !