During an interview about his book Musicophelia, neurologist Oliver Sacks talked about the sub-cortex. “The most primitive parts of the brain, which are a sort of treasure of implicit memory, where there’s poetry or music or simply how to walk and talk and behave.#” He wrote about patients all but lost to dementia or severe brain injury, who would return to themselves when playing the piano or singing with perfect pitch and expression. The band still playing on deck as the ship goes down.
# extremely difficult for me
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