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Amnesiac cellist astounds doctors with musical memory

Amnesiac cellist astounds doctors with musical memory | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
German musician who lost nearly all memory after contracting herpes encephalitis can learn new pieces of music...
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Young woman with amnesia unable to hold a single face in short-term memory ... unless it's Paris Hilton!

Young woman with amnesia unable to hold a single face in short-term memory ... unless it's Paris Hilton! | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A 22-year-old woman known as "HC" with amnesia since birth as a result of developing only half the normal volume of the hippocampus in her brain, has demonstrated to scientists that the ability to hold a single face or word in short-term memory is impaired. But there's a catch -- only if the information is unfamiliar.

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