Permanent Present Tense

Permanent Present Tense

The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesiac Patient, H.M

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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Permanent Present Tense tells the incredible story of Henry Gustav Molaison, known only as H. M. until his death in 2008. In 1953, at the age of twenty-seven, Molaison underwent a dangerous psychosurgical procedure intended to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The surgery went horribly wrong, and when Molaison awoke he was unable to store new experiences. For the rest of his life, he would be trapped in the moment. But Molaison's tragedy would prove a gift to humanity. The amazing specificity of his impairment shed new light on the functions and structures of the human brain, revolutionizing neuroscience. Today, the case of H. M. stands as one of the most consequential and widely referenced in this fast-expanding field. Renowned neuroscientist Suzanne Corkin worked with Molaison for nearly five decades. In Permanent Present Tense, she tells the full story of his life and legacy, leading her reader to the cutting edge of neuroscience with great clarity, sensitivity, and grace
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2013
[United States] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781611749557
1611749557
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
digital,Digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 15 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Ward, Pam - Narrator
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