Amnesia - podcast

How an unfortunate illness is helping researchers uncover the intricacies of memory

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Lonnie Sue Johnson is the first person with profound amnesia to be examined extensively with an fMRI. In this episode of Brain Talk, Dr. Barbara Landau discusses Johnson's unique case. If Johnson can't remember what happened five minutes ago, how can she still play the viola and draw pictures? What's the difference between old and new memories, and what does creativity have to do with it? You can find out by listening to the podcast here.

Susan Magsamen

Executive Director, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Brain Science Institute