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Permanent Present Tense: The man with no memory, and what he taught the world

Suzanne Corkin - 2013 - Science - No preview available
In Permanent Present Tense Suzanne Corkin tells the incredible story of the amnesiac Henry Gustave Molaison - known only as H.M. until his death in 2008 - and what he taught medical science, neuroscience and the world. In 1953, at the age of ...
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The Answer to the Riddle is Me: A Memoir of Amnesia

David MacLean - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The author describes his experience waking up in a train station in India with no idea who or where he was, being put into a mental institution and the eventual discovery that his symptoms were caused by a common malaria medication. 30,000 first ...
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I Forgot to Remember: A Memoir of Amnesia

Su Meck, Daniel de Vise - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
What would you do if you lost your past? In 1988 Su Meck was twenty-two and married with two children when a ceiling fan in her kitchen fell and struck her on the head, leaving her with a traumatic brain injury that erased all her memories of her ...
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Spectral Evidence: The Ramona Case: Incest, Memory, and Truth on Trial in ...

Moira Johnston - 1998 - Family & Relationships - Limited preview
Spectral Evidence is a masterful account of the Ramona family of Napa Valley, CA, whose outward appearance of success was destroyed by allegations of child sexual abuse brought by Holly, the eldest of the Ramonas three daughters, by her mother ...
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Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, Ronald Cotton, Erin Torneo - 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape, and eventually positively identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken-- but Jennifer's ...
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In Doubt

Dan Simon - 2012 - Law - No preview available
Criminal justice is unavoidably human. Detectives, witnesses, suspects, and victims shape investigations; prosecutors, defense attorneys, jurors, and judges affect the outcome of adjudication. Simon shows how flawed investigations produce ...
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Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives

Dean Buonomano - 2011 - Science - Limited preview
“Excellent. . . . [Buonomano] reveals the intricate limitations and blessings ?of the most complex device in the known universe.”—The Atlantic The human brain may be the best piece of technology ever created, but it’s far from perfect. Drawing ...
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Losing My Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's

Thomas DeBaggio - 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
"We are foolish, those of us who think we can escape the traps of aging," writes Tom DeBaggio. "I was one of them, dreaming of a perfect and healthy old age....Now, at fifty-eight, I realize the foolishness of my dreams as I watch my brain self ...
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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Joshua Foer - 2011 - Science - Limited preview
The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve ...
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Memory Wall: Stories

Anthony Doerr - 2010 - Fiction - Limited preview
In the wise and beautiful second collection from the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of All the Light We Cannot See, "Doerr writes about the big questions, the imponderables, the major metaphysical dreads, and he does it fearlessly ...
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