Oliver Sacks podcast

Posted on September 2, 2006  Comments (2)

Oliver Sacks is a neurologist and author of interesting and entertaining books including: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales. He is most known for explaining the remarkable case histories of extreme brain trauma, and how those instances allow us to learn about the brain.

Listen to webcast of his interview on NPR’s Science Friday. More blog posts on science and engineering podcasts

The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks, Wired
Another Science Friday interview with Oliver Sacks from 1997.

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2 Responses to “Oliver Sacks podcast”

  1. Curious Cat » Electrical Brain Stimulation Boosts Memory
    February 12th, 2008 @ 8:44 am

    “We hopefully have found a circuit in the brain which can be modulated by stimulation, and which might provide benefit to patients with memory disorders..”

  2. David Jonesberg
    March 10th, 2009 @ 4:04 pm

    This is a really exciting program. If anyone is reading this and looking for a good resource that links to a lot of Dr. Sacks’s articles and essays, I’d really recommend http://www.cuarts.com/sacks. It also links to a lot of other Oliver Sacks resources like additional podcasts and the like.

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