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- A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets
- By: Luke Dittrich
- Narrated by: George Newbern
- Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
In 1953, a 27-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison - who suffered from severe epilepsy - received a radical new version of the then-common lobotomy, targeting the most mysterious structures in the brain. The operation failed to eliminate Henry's seizures, but it did have an unintended effect: Henry was left profoundly amnesic, unable to create long-term memories. Over the next 60 years, Patient H.M., as Henry was known, became the most studied individual in the history of neuroscience.
- By Douglas on 11-02-16
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