Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies 'A Sentient Being'
Famed neurologist Oliver Sacks, who documented and ruminated on his patients' peculiar cases, has died at age 82.By Sebastian Martinez | August 30, 2015
Neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks has died at 82.
Sacks chronicled the human mind through the cases of his patients over the course of more than 40 years of writing. (Video via New York Live Arts)
It was actually through writing — a column for The New York Times — that Sacks announced he had terminal cancer, back in February.