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Daemon
Posted: Monday, October 3, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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H.M.

Henry Molaison, better known as H.M., was an American memory disorder patient whose case played a key role in the development of theories regarding the link between brain function and memory. In 1953, after parts of his brain were removed to treat his otherwise intractable epilepsy, it was found that he was unable to form new long-term memories. He thus became the subject of numerous studies on brain function and amnesia. What did scientists learn about memory by studying H.M.? More...
excaelis
Posted: Monday, October 3, 2011 4:08:50 PM

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Intrepid Reporter : " So, Dr.Frink, what did you learn from H.M. ?"

Scientist : " Umm, err, dammit it's on the tip of my tongue......Sorry, could you repeat the question ?"



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