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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book describing the case studies of some of Oliver Sacks' patients, the title describing the study of a man with visual agnosia.

The latter case study is also the subject of an opera by Michael Nyman.

Other cases included in this book include:

The book also contains cases involving autistic savants, which formed the basis of the main character in the film Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman.

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