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August 2016

The Brain that Couldn’t Remember

Read the fascinating untold story of the fight over the legacy of “H.M.” – the patient who revolutionized the science of memory.

An illustration of an operation similar to the
one performed on Henry Molaison in 1953.

Credit : Copper photoengraving printed by the Grenfell Press for The New York Times

Henry Molaison, then 60, at M.I.T. in 1986.
Credit : Jenni Ogden

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