From: "gordon meuse"
Subject: Re: memory Re: (urth) Heracles lesson Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 13:30:16 +0000 >If you want to read about memory, but the flip side, Luria has a case study >about a man with eidetic >memory _The Mind of a Mnemonist_. Luria has some >interesting case studies. _The Mind of a Mnemonist_ is quite good, but probably more apropos to these discussions is _The Man With the Shattered World_ also by Luria. It is based on the journals of a Russian officer who suffered severe trauma to the head. He realized that he had lost his ability to create new memories so he starts to keep a journal. The book has commentary and analysis by Luria as well. Incidentally, I think Korsakov's syndrome can be caused by any organic damage to the brain, including, but not limited to alcoholism. Gordon Meuse _________________________________________________________________ Protect your PC - get McAfee.com VirusScan Online http://clinic.mcafee.com/clinic/ibuy/campaign.asp?cid=3963 --