Proprioception makes it possible to situate the body in space.
Proprioception is the sense that allows us to rapidly know without looking where each part of our body is.
Though Oliver Sacks wrote two memoirs before his death in 2015, a new film brings his joys, hardships and excesses into affectionate focus.
Swedish pharmacologist and Nobel laureate, Arvid Carlsson.
Unravelling the story of how a simple neurotransmitter led to the development of a drug for Parkinson’s disease.
Mysteries of the mind.
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Oliver Sacks, the celebrated neurologic storyteller who died at the end of August at age 82, once described himself as “strongly atheist by disposition.” Sacks could write sensitively about religion, including…
Oliver Sacks died of cancer this past week.
Sacks was able to communicate the fascinating workings of the brain in ways that evoked understanding and compassion.
Sacks’ works have introduced readers to the marvellous complexities of the mind.
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The popular neurologist revealed earlier this year that he only has months to live – a statement which casts his recently-released memoir, On the Move: A Life, in a new light.