The Island of the Colour-blind
The author describes two journeys to Micronesia. In one, he investigates hereditary total colour blindness on the islands of Pingelap and Pohnpei and in the second, he studies a progressive neuro-degenerative disorder in Guam and Rota. Also provides information about the culture, history, flora and fauna of the islands he visits. Includes references, a bibliography and an index. The author is clinical professor of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. His other works include 'An Anthropologist on Mars' and 'The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat'.
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