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Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic ..., Volume 1000

Suzanne Corkin - 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
In 1953, 27-year-old Henry Gustave Molaison underwent an experimental “psychosurgical” procedure—a targeted lobotomy—in an effort to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The outcome was unexpected—when Henry awoke, he could no longer form new ...
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The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods - 2013 - Pets - Limited preview
For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest pets In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century ...
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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 Visť - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The courageous memoir of a woman who was robbed of all her memories by a traumatic brain injury—and her more than twenty-five-year struggle to reclaim her life: “[A tale] of triumph in the search for identity” (The New York Times Book Review ...
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The Nostalgia Factory: Memory, Time and Ageing

Douwe Draaisma - 2013 - Medical - Limited preview
With a storyteller's gift and a scientist's insights, Draaisma celebrates the unique pleasures of the aging memory
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Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, Ronald Cotton, Erin Torneo - 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The New York Times best selling true story of an unlikely friendship forged between a woman and the man she incorrectly identified as her rapist and sent to prison for 11 years. Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into ...
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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 - No preview available
“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 on ...
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