Oliver Sacks talks hallucinations, dropping acid — and the time he was addicted to speed

The U.K.'s Telegraph has just published a remarkably candid interview with neuroscientist Oliver Sacks. For those unfamiliar, Sacks is the colorful and highly engaging author of such books as Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat. Known for his seemingly endless array of jaw-dropping anecdotes drawn… » 11/13/12 9:30am 11/13/12 9:30am

What happened when Oliver Sacks started to hallucinate

Over at NeuroTribes, a new blog in the just-born science blog network at PLoS (it's one for your feed reader), Steve Silberman has an exclusive interview with celebrated neuroscientist Oliver Sacks. For the first time, Sacks is speaking out about the illness that nearly cost him his eyesight - a topic that he treats… » 9/01/10 2:00pm 9/01/10 2:00pm