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Read online Musicophilia: La musique, le cerveau et nous.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Musicophilia: La musique, le cerveau et nous La musique peut nous mouvoir jusqu au tr fonds de notre tre nous arracher la d pression nous inciter danser ou nous rendre triste et nostalgique Quand on est un neurologue aussi comp tent qu Oliver Sacks et ouvert comme lui bien d autres disciplines comment peut on comprendre et d crire ce pouvoir Plus d aires c r brales sont affect es au traitement de la musique qu celui du langage l homme est donc v ritablement une esp ce musicale Bien des exemples le montrent voqu s par Sacks avec la force et le talent qu on lui conna t voir L Homme qui prenait sa femme pour un chapeau depuis ce chirurgien frapp par un clair qui devient soudain pianiste l ge de quarante deux ans jusqu au fr re manchot de Wittgenstein en passant par les familiers de la synesth sie ou les arri r s mentaux m lomanes La musique est souvent m dicalement bienfaisante elle anime les parkinsoniens incapables de se mouvoir am liore l locution des victimes d accidents vasculaires apaise les patients atteints de la maladie d Alzheimer ou restitue des souvenirs certains amn siques L homme a donc une v ritable dimension musicale Oliver Sacks la d crit dans toute son tendue d un point de vue scientifique philosophique et spirituel by Oliver Sacks

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Musicophilia: La musique, le cerveau et nous
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Category:Non fiction, Music, Science, Psychology, Neuroscience
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Like b The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat b this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land a provocative meditation on communication biology adaptation and culture In b Seeing Voices b Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition and respect a minority with its own rich sometimes astonishing culture and unique visual language an extraordinary mode of communication that tells us much about the basis of language in hearing people as well b Seeing Voices b is as Studs Terkel has written an exquisite as well as revelatory work, Paradoxical portraits of seven neurological patients including a surgeon consumed by the compulsive tics of Tourette s syndrome unless he is operating an artist who loses all sense of color in a car accident but finds new creative power in black amp white amp others, In Musicophilia Oliver Sacks explored music and the brain now in The Mind s Eye he writes about the myriad ways in which we experience the visual world how we see in three dimensions how we recognize individual faces or places how we use language to communicate verbally how we translate marks on paper into words and paragraphs and even how we represent the world internally when our eyes are closed Alongside remarkable stories of people who have lost these abilities but adapted with courage resilience and ingenuity there is an added personal element one day in late Sacks became aware of a dazzling flashing light in one part of his visual field it was not the familiar migraine aura he had experienced since childhood and just two days later a malignant tumor in one eye was diagnosed In subsequent journal entries some of which are included in The Mind s Eye he chronicled the experience of living with cancer recording both the effects of the tumor itself and radiation therapy In turning himself into a case history Sacks has given us perhaps his most intimate impressive and insightful no pun intended book yet, In Uncle Tungsten Sacks evokes with warmth and wit his upbringing in wartime England He tells of the large science steeped family who fostered his early fascination with chemistry There follow his years at boarding school where though unhappy he developed the intellectual curiosity that would shape his later life And we hear of his return to London an emotionally bereft ten year old who found solace in his passion for learning Uncle Tungsten radiates all the delight and wonder of a boy s adventures and is an unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary young mind br If you did not think that gallium and iridium could move you this superb book will change your mind The Times br The amalgamation of personal recollection and scientific history makes a luminous inspiring book Sunday Telegraph br Uncle Tungsten is really about the raw joy of scientific understanding what it is like to be a precocious child discovering the alchemical secrets of reality for the first time the sheer thrill of finding intelligible patterns in nature Guardian