Hallucinations

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  • Author : Oliver Sacks
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1447237226
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 40 reviews
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Download or Read online Hallucinations full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Oliver Sacks and published by Pan Macmillan which was released on 08 November 2012 with total page 336 pages. We cannot guarantee that Hallucinations book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. Have you ever seen something that wasn't really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing? Hallucinations don't belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. In some conditions, hallucinations can lead to religious epiphanies or even the feeling of leaving one's own body. Humans have always sought such life-changing visions, and for thousands of years have used hallucinogenic compounds to achieve them. In Hallucinations, with his usual elegance, curiosity, and compassion, Dr Oliver Sacks weaves together stories of his patients and of his own mind-altering experiences to illuminate what hallucinations tell us about the organization and structure of our brains, how they have influenced every culture's folklore and art, and why the potential for hallucination is present in us all, a vital part of the human condition.