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Examining An Amnesiac's Brain

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Examining An Amnesiac's Brain

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Examining An Amnesiac's Brain

Examining An Amnesiac's Brain

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The much-observed brain of amnesiac "H.M." will be sectioned and preserved for scientists to study. Jacopo Annese, director of The Brain Observatory at University of California, San Diego and the neuroscientist in charge of the procedure, explains what researchers hope to learn.