Wednesday, 4 October 2006

The neurobiological underpinnings of amnesia.

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Mon., Oct. 3, 2006
A first kiss, an exotic vacation, a sports team championship, a child's first words: all are memorable events.
But when someone has amnesia, have the memories been completely purged from the brain or are they simply irretrievable?
Is amnesia a defect in memory storage, or memory recovery?
This has been a vexed question for more than 30 years...

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