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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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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  - Bogdan - Goodreads

The purpose of any good book should be to transpose you into a new reality .. one that you've not been aware of before and that leaves you feeling richer and more inquisitive when you leave it. This ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Certainly not a bad book by any means, but one that quickly went over my head. I was able to grasp some of it, but much of the explanation was completely beyond me. Love the cases though. Read full review

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User Review  - Jino Chough - Goodreads

This book was very insightful on the workings of the human mind. IT really is a great read but i think requires some background psychology knowledge Read full review

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