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THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT: And Other Clinical Tales

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

If you enjoy medical case histories that are sensitive yet lively, weird but informative, then Sacks' book is your ticket.A neurologist who writes with wit and zest, he will fascinate you with stories of patients like the man in the title—a professor who couldn't recognize faces and who patted the tops of fire hydrants believing them to be children. Nietschze asked whether we could do without ... Read full review

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

the human brain is really fascinating. this book just told stories of various patients of the author, who is a neurologist. i was really intrigued by the behaviors a lot of his patients exhibited. i ... Read full review

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One of the most interesting and enlightening books I've read in a long time. Great for first year psychology students or anyone who wants to know more about psychology.

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Popular literature can be entertaining when written by extraordinary insiders with careers like Dr. Sacks.

Review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

User Review  - Tanya - Goodreads

Odd! Read full review

Review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

User Review  - Joe Sack - Goodreads

An interesting read for those not versed in psychology. A bit boring if you've already heard of most of the cases and concepts. Read full review

Review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

User Review  - Tina Redmond - Goodreads

Interesting stories of people with some peculiar disorders of the mind. Read full review

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