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Phantom Limb: Amputees often feel their limbs are still there.
Korsakoff’s Syndrome: This amnestic disorder causes a patient to only be able to remember new information for a couple of seconds, while still retaining a perfect memory of the past decades prior. This piece is about being trapped in the past, while a patient’s current self is represented as a shadow.
Visual Agnosia: Visual Agnosia impairs the ability to accurately recognize and process visual information. This piece shows the point of view of the eponymous man from Oliver Sacks’ book, The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat.
Hemispatial Neglect: This disorder manifests in a complete blindness and lack of awareness in one area or side of a patient’s visual field.
Sleep Paralysis: When falling asleep or waking up, sleep paralysis traps sufferers inside their own bodies, rendering them unable to move while they experience frightening hallucinations.
Gait Abnormality in Parkinson’s: Parkinson’s disease commonly causes problems with the inner ear, which controls balance, making patients feel dizzy and unstable.
Loss of Proprioception: This disorder manifests as a patient’s inability to sense the position of their own body parts relative to one-another.
Cupid’s Disease (Neurosyphilis): Neurosyphilis causes patients to feel unnaturally excited and euphoric. This piece is based off of drawings that a man did during his diagnosis when he was asked to draw a 2D box.