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Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks (1933-2015) was the author of twelve previous books, including The Mind's Eye , Musicophilia , The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , and Awakenings (which inspired both the Oscar-nominated film and a play by Harold Pinter). The New York Times has referred to Dr. Sacks as "the poet laureate of medicine," and he was a frequent contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books . He lived in New York City, where he was professor of neurology at the NYU School of...See more

Personality Profile For Oliver Sacks

The following is a personality profile of Oliver Sacks based on his work.

Oliver Sacks is unconventional.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Oliver Sacks is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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