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Oliver Sacks, renowned neurologist speaks about music’s power

April 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment · music and alzheimer

Tweet   Oliver Sacks, professor at Columbia University, studies people with neurological conditions ranging from Tourette’s syndrome to autism. In a presentation, he described the unique connection between human cognition and music. Sacks spoke on his experience working with patients who suffered from sleeping sickness, aphasias and Alzheimer’s disease. Music “survives amnesia, dementia and much […]

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