Writer and neurologist whose bestselling popular research books include Musicophilia, An Anthropologist on Mars, and THE PERSON Who all Mistook His Wife for the Hat. He gained his medical level from Oxford School and later opened up a neurology practice in NEW YORK. He trained neurology and psychiatry at the brand new York School and Columbia School Medical Centers. He was created to Jewish parents in London, Britain. A shy guy suffering from prosopagnosia — a neurological incapability to recognize encounters — he continued to be a bachelor for quite some time. His popular reserve Awakenings became the foundation for an award-winning 1990 film starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams.