Oliver Sacks, Awakenings

This is recent Globe and Mail article by Norman Doige MD, a Canadian psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and author of The Brain That Changes Itself and The Brain’s Way of Healing.

The article is a compelling look at the thinking of legendary neurologist Oliver Sacks who believed that the brain is “the most incredible thing in the universe”.

The world’s most famous neurologist believed that every patient had a story worth hearing. Norman Doidge explores the legacy of Oliver Sacks, whose work and life remind us that humanity belongs at the heart of medicine