Carnegie Mellon University

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Behrmann and Wu

Marlene Behrmann, George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and professor of psychology at CMU, and Wayne Wu, associate director and associate professor, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, discussed the topics of vision, visual agnosia and visual awareness during a panel discussion held after a performance of “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” at the Quantum Theater, December 9, 2015. The operetta is based on the story about a musician with visual agnosia written by Oliver Sacks.