Can the power of music make the brain come alive? Throughout his career Dr. Oliver Sacks, neurologist and acclaimed author, has encountered myriad patients who are struggling to cope with debilitating medical conditions. While their ailments vary, many have one thing in common: an appreciation for the therapeutic effects of music. NOVA follows four of these individuals, and even peers into Sacks's own brain, to investigate music's strange, surprising, and still unexplained power over the brain in Musical Minds.
As well as another 2 hour special with Bobby McFerrin.