The mind's eye

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Includes stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and faculties: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, and the sense of sight. This book is a testament to the complexity of vision and the brain and to the power of creativity and adaptation, and it provides a whole new perspective on the power of language and communication, as we try to imagine what it is to perceive through another person's eyes, or another person's mind.
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title_display The mind's eye
title_full The Mind's Eye
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The mind's eye [sound recording] / Oliver Sacks
The mind's eye [text (large print)] / Oliver Sacks
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Biography & Autobiography
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Perception
Psychology
Science