nature_wonder (nature_wonder) wrote,


Do we control our brains or do our brains control us? Oliver Sacks, the author and neurologist, describes how the experiences of blind people provide a fascinating insight into the nature of consciousness.

THE MIND'S EYE What the blind see
by Oliver Sacks, New Yorker (2003)

Tony Candela sent the following thoughtful article to the Braille Monitor two weeks after the publication of a long and interesting article by Oliver Sacks in the July 28, 2003, New Yorker magazine...Tony Candela's concerns and criticisms of his article seem well founded.
Mr. Candela is blind since birth...

A Rehabilitationist's Notebook: Oliver Sacks on Blindness
by Anthony R. Candela, Braille Monitor (2003)

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Tags: brain, cognition, human, neuroscience, vision
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