The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: by Oliver Sacks Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: by Oliver Sacks | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

 

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In this 30th anniversary edition of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks, M.D. brings together more than two dozen narratives of patients with many different neurological impairments. The narratives illuminate medical details of the diseases while illustrating how those diseases play out in a patient’s thoughts and actions, bringing a more human aspect to the ailments.

These neurological impairments take on many forms. Losses can be highly disruptive to a patient’s life, such as Jimmie G.’s severe memory loss. However, many patients find ways to adapt to their ailments and recoup those losses in other ways, such as Mr. P., a music teacher who lost his ability to distinguish faces and objects, even mistaking his wife for his hat, who learned to sing to himself to keep from becoming disoriented. And MacGregor, who installed a level on his glasses to enable him to stand upright to correct a persistent lean…

 

PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. 

 

Inside this Instaread of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat:

• Overview of the book

• Important People

• Key Takeaways

• Analysis of Key Takeaways

 

 

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GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2015
September 21
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
39
Pages
PUBLISHER
Instaread
SELLER
Instaread
SIZE
204
KB

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