advertisement
Home » Blogs » Channel N » Seeing Hallucinations While Blind

Seeing Hallucinations While Blind

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.

Seeing Hallucinations While Blind


Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


No comments yet... View Comments / Leave a Comment

 

 

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2009). Seeing Hallucinations While Blind. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 18, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2009/09/seeing-hallucinations-while-blind/

 

Last updated: 20 Sep 2009
Statement of review: Psych Central does not review the content that appears in our blog network (blogs.psychcentral.com) prior to publication. All opinions expressed herein are exclusively those of the author alone, and do not reflect the views of the editorial staff or management of Psych Central. Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.