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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Suzanne Corkin Narrator: Pam Ward Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2013 ISBN: 9781611749557
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The story of the man who couldn't remember: H.M., the famous brain-damaged patient whose case afforded untold advances in the study of memory. After a brain surgery went awry in 1953, H.M. awoke unable to store new experiences. For the rest of his life, h Download and start listening now!

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  • “A fascinating account of perhaps the most important case study in the history of neuroscience, rich with implications for our understanding of the brain, our experience, and what it means to be human.”

    Steven Pinker, author How the Mind Works

  • “The best way to understand memory is to witness the ways it can disassemble. In this remarkable book, Suzanne Corkin gifts us with a rare insider’s view, revealing how a man who could not remember his immediate past so profoundly influenced science’s future.”

    David Eagleman, New York Times bestselling author of Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

  • “Both a compassionate biography and a lucid account of the advances in neuroscience made possible through one man’s personal tragedy.”

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About the Author

Suzanne Corkin is Professor of Neuroscience, Emerita, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Co-editor of nine books and author of numerous scientific publications, she lives in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

About the Narrator

Pam Ward found her true calling reading books for the blind and physically handicapped for the Library of Congress’ Talking Books program. The fact that she can work with Blackstone Audio from the beauty of the mountains of Southern Oregon is an unexpected bonus. She has won two AudioFile Earphones Awards.