By Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks vuelve a hacer gala de su singular talento como narrador, su sentido del humor y su inmensa cultura para plantear cuestiones que ponen en entredicho nuestra percepción del mundo y, muchas veces, nuestra propia identidad. Desde las visiones religiosas y su explicación fisiológica hasta el uso de drogas psicodélicas como puerta a una percepción inside que los sentidos nos niegan, los relatos del health care provider Sacks van más allá del mero historial médico y constituyen una auténtica historia cultural de l. a. percepción, un estudio antropológico de una supuesta anormalidad que no es, en el fondo, más que el reverso de lo que normalmente conocemos como realidad. «Fascinante. l. a. comprensión del general practitioner Sacks hacia sus pacientes y su perspectiva filosófica transforman simples casos clínicos en relatos que iluminan las complejidades del cerebro humano y los misterios de los angeles mente humana» (Michiko Kakutani, ny Times).
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This gradually clears. Occasionally, children with uncontrolled frequent absence seizures, especially atypical forms, may present with blocks, halts, and jerky speech efforts. They may exhibit humming or they may get stuck on words. There are omissions in understanding. Rarely, their speech efforts may seem confused, slurred, or even deﬁcient. This can be seen more commonly with excess stress. Jerky speech with momentary halts or inﬂections may be seen with minor motor seizures (the akinetic drops or myoclonic jerks).