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Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
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ISBN: 9780307947437
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Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
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To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief. Hallucinations doubtless lie behind many mythological...

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Awakenings
Awakenings
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834096
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Awakenings

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the... Read more >
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Migraine
Migraine
Written by Oliver Sacks
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ISBN: 9780307834102
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Migraine

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

The many manifestations of migraine can vary dramatically from one patient to another, even within the same patient at different times. Among the most compelling and perplexing of these symptoms are the strange visual hallucinations and distortions of space, time, and body image which migraineurs sometimes experience. Portrayals of these uncanny... Read more >
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Seeing Voices
Seeing Voices
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834119
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Seeing Voices

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture.  In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of... Read more >
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An Anthropologist on Mars
An Anthropologist on Mars
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345805881
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An Anthropologist on Mars
Seven Paradoxical Tales
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions... Read more >
The Optimism Bias
The Optimism Bias
Written by Tali Sharot
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ISBN: 9780307473516
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The Optimism Bias
A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain
Written by Tali Sharot


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $15.95

Psychologists have long been aware that most people maintain an irrationally positive outlook on life. Tali Sharot—one of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today—takes this a step further. Optimism, she shows, may in fact be crucial to our existence.
 
In this absorbing exploration, Sharot takes an in-depth, clarifying look at
 
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The Mind's Eye
The Mind's Eye
Written by Oliver Sacks
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ISBN: 9780307473028
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The Mind's Eye

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.00

With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the ability to read. Sacks investigates those who can...

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101 Theory Drive
101 Theory Drive
Written by Terry McDermott
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ISBN: 9780307388339
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101 Theory Drive
The Discovery of Memory
Written by Terry McDermott


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.95

A riveting narrative account of a brilliant, rebel scientist and his notorious lab as they unlock the mystery of memory.
 
For decades Gary Lynch sought to uncover what physically happens in the brain when we form a memory. Luckily award-winning journalist Terry McDermott was with Lynch in his lab as his staff...

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A Brain Is Born
A Brain Is Born
Written by John E. Upledger D.O., O.M.M
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583943014
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A Brain Is Born
Exploring the Birth and Development of the Central Nervous System
Written by John E. Upledger D.O., O.M.M


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $49.95

Witness the dramatic unfolding of the human form in all its potential. Join John E. Upledger, D.O.,O.M.M., as he takes you from the first union of sperm and egg through the development of the complex circuitry that makes up the human brain.

You’ll learn about birth, growth, function and dysfunction, and how... Read more >
101 Theory Drive
101 Theory Drive
Written by Terry McDermott
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ISBN: 9780307379047
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101 Theory Drive
A Neuroscientist's Quest for Memory
Written by Terry McDermott


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $11.99

An obsessive scientist and his eclectic team of researchers race to discover one of the hidden treasures of neuroscience—the physical makeup of memory—and in the process pursue a pharmaceutical wonder drug.
Gary Lynch is the real thing, the epitome of the rebel scientist: malnourished, contentious, inspiring, explosive, remarkably ambitious, and consistently brilliant... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033539
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $15.95

Revised and Expanded

With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.&rdquo...

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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267917
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Musicophilia

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $12.99

Revised and Expanded

With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.&rdquo...

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A Journey Round My Skull
A Journey Round My Skull
Written by Frigyes Karinthy, Translated by Vernon Duckworth Barker, Introduction by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172582
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A Journey Round My Skull

Written by Frigyes Karinthy
Translated by Vernon Duckworth Barker
Introduction by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $17.95

The distinguished Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy was sitting in a Budapest café, wondering whether to write a long-planned monograph on modern man or a new play, when he was disturbed by the roaring—so loud as to drown out all other noises—of a passing train. Soon it was gone, only to be... Read more >
Vintage Sacks
Vintage Sacks
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430052
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Vintage Sacks

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.

“It is Dr. Sacks’s gift that he has found a way to enlarge our experience and understanding of what the human is.” —The Wall Street Journal

Dubbed “the poet laureate of medicine” by The... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739357392
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $29.95

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much... Read more >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739357408
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.98

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much... Read more >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by John Lee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415942673
Our Price: $22.50

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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $22.50

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat. But the power of music goes much... Read more >
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Written by Katrina Firlik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973402
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
Written by Katrina Firlik


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $16.00

Katrina Firlik is a neurosurgeon, one of only two hundred or so women among the alpha males who dominate this high-pressure, high-prestige medical specialty. She is also a superbly gifted writer–witty, insightful, at once deeply humane and refreshingly wry. In Another Day in the Frontal Lobe, Dr. Firlik draws on this... Read more >
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Written by Katrina Firlik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588365491
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
Written by Katrina Firlik


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $11.99

Katrina Firlik is a neurosurgeon, one of only two hundred or so women among the alpha males who dominate this high-pressure, high-prestige medical specialty. She is also a superbly gifted writer–witty, insightful, at once deeply humane and refreshingly wry. In Another Day in the Frontal Lobe, Dr. Firlik draws on this... Read more >
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