Ted Talks: Oliver Sacks – What Hallucination Reveals About Our Minds

by mo on Tuesday, March 29, 2011

We see with the eyes. But we see with the brain as well. And seeing with the brain is often called imagination. And we are familiar with the landscapes of our own imagination, our inscapes. We've lived with them all our lives."

Very engaging talk – fascinating case studies (similar to those presented by Ramachandran) of patients with different neurological disorders, in turn, using anomalies to reveal to us the workings of the mind.

Oliver Sacks: What Hallucinations Reveal About Our Minds, 2009, online video, accessed 6 April 2011, <http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/oliver_sacks_what_hallucination_reveals_about_our_minds.html>. 

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