Dr. Oliver Sacks Talks About Charles Bonnet Syndrome

September 18, 2009

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome during a presentation at the TED* Conference.

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome during a presentation at the TED* Conference. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through the biology of this under-reported hallucination phenomenon that is experienced by some patients that have visual impairment.

*TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and presentations at the TED Conference cover cutting edge topics in science, business, development, and the arts.