THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT (Libro en papel)

AND OTHER CLINICAL TALES

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Editorial:
PENGUIN
Año de edición:
Materia
Psicología
ISBN:
978-0-593-46667-4
Páginas:
320

u003cbu003eu003cbu003eIn his most extraordinary book, the bestselling author of u003ciu003eAwakeningsu003c/iu003e and "poet laureate of medicine” (u003ciu003eThe New York Timesu003c/iu003e) recounts the case histories of patients inhabiting the compelling world of neurological disorders, from those who are no longer able to recognize common objects to those who gain extraordinary new skills.u003c/bu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eFeaturing a new preface, Oliver Sacks’s u003ciu003eThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hatu003c/iu003e tells the stories of individuals afflicted with perceptual and intellectual disorders: patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognize people and common objects; whose limbs seem alien to them; who lack some skills yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents. In Dr. Sacks’s splendid and sympathetic telling, his patients are deeply human and his tales are studies of struggles against incredible adversity. A great healer, Sacks never loses sight of medicine’s ultimate responsibility: “the suffering, afflicted, fighting human subject.”

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