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Neurology® Delayed Recall Podcast - Oliver Sacks tribute

Oliver Sacks tribute

This month’s episode of Delayed Recall features 4 interviews by Dr. Ted Burns with Dr. Oliver Sacks about his recently published book, “The Mind’s Eye”. These interviews were aired in an October 2010 interview, but are being replayed in memoriam following his death in August 2015. The first interview focuses on the topic of alexia without agraphia, or word blindness, andspecifically how the etiological explanations may have changed over the years due to technology. The second interview is on the topic of prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness. In the third interview, the two discuss visual agnosia within the context of a patien Read More

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Week 4 Interview-Thoughts about being a patient and neurologist

Week 1 Interview-Alexia without agraphia and the left inferotemporal gyrus

Week 2 Interview-Prosopagnosia and the fusiform gyrus

Week 3 Interview-Posterior cortical atrophy and visual agnosias



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