Sunday, April 19, 2009

Oliver Sacks Quote and Music Therapy Video

Quotes of note

"(I sense) a certain doubleness in me: that I feel myself a naturalist and a physician both; and that I am equally interested in diseases and people; perhaps, too, that I am equally, if inadequately, a theorist and a dramatist, am equally drawn to the scientific and the romantic, and continually see both in the human condition . . ."

-Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

In this video clip Oliver Sacks author of "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" and "An Anthropologist on Mars" discusses the effect of music therapy on Parkinson's disease patients.

Front row seats at Youtube: