Oliver Sacks: What hallucination reveals about our minds

Neurologist and storyteller Oliver Sacks explains Charles Bonnet syndrome, in which visually impaired people have visual hallucinations, fully lucid. He offers a neuropsychological explanation, however, Vaughan Bell at Mind Hacks debunked the theory (while offering a theory for Sacks’ theory). A charismatic and engaging speaker with an interesting talk.

Producer: TED Talks Featuring: Oliver Sacks
Format: Flash, mp4 Date: **/02/09
Length: 00:18:48  
Video Link:
http://www.ted.com/talks/oliver_sacks_what_hallucination_reveals_about_our_minds.html
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    Last reviewed: 20 Sep 2009

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2009). Seeing Hallucinations While Blind. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 26, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2009/09/seeing-hallucinations-while-blind/

 

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