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A Quote about Music by Oliver Sacks, MD

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Resource:  Noriko Nakamura, MT-BC, Music Therapy Services’ Pinterest Board “Quotes — Music”

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Strokes, Launguage, and Music by Dr. Oliver Sacks

Dr. Oliver Sacks is a neurologist, bestselling author, and professor of neurology and psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center.  His books include ” The Mind’s Eye, Musicophilia, Awakenings, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat“.  The film “The Music Never Stopped” was based on the essay “The Last Hippie” from AN ANTHROPOLOGIST ON MARS.

Dr. Sacks talks about the effects of music therapy in stroke patients: