Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: l&be&talking&to Jill'Price,'pa7ent'“A.J.” someone&and&[also]&seeing something&else….” Another&possible&problem&if&we&were&unable&to forget:&we&might&not&focus&well&on&current&s/muli because&of&intrusive&memories. The'Brain'and'the'TwoCTrack'Mind: Patient H.M. Patient The'Case'of'Henry'Molaison'(“H.M.”) Henry Gustav Molaison (1926 - 2008) The'Brain'and'the'TwoCTrack'Mind: Patient H.M. The'Case'of'Henry'Molaison'(“H.M.”) • After a bicycle accident at age 7, suffered from intractable epilepsy (***wear your helmets!***) • Suffered from partial seizures for many years • Epilepsy was localized to the medial temporal lobe (MTL) bilaterally • At age 27, in an attempt to control his epilepsy, H.M. underwent a resection of his MTL on both sides • Hippocampus was removed bilaterally, in addition to adjacent areas • From thereon, H.M. suffered severe anterograde amnesia, with a degree of retrograde amnesia (~1-3 years) 'The'Two'Types'of'Amnesia Retrograde'amnesia refers&to&an&a...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online