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Author Corkin, Suzanne.

Title Permanent present tense : the unforgettable life of the amnesic patient, H.M. / Suzanne Corkin.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2013]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  616.8523 COR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  616.8523 COR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  616.8523 COR    TECH SERVICES
Edition First edition.
Description xix, 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "The ... story of H.M., a brain-damaged amnesic whose case dramatically expanded the frontiers of neuroscience. H.M.'s true identity was only made public following his death in December 2008, and now neuroscientist Suzanne Corkin, who worked closely with H.M for nearly fifty years, tells the full story of his life and legacy--a story that encompasses many of the recent breakthroughs in the study of the brain, and which vividly reveals the neurological processes that make us human"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject H. M., 1926-2008.
Amnesiacs -- Biography.
Epilepsy -- Surgery -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780465031597 (hardback)
0465031595 (hardback)
9780465033492 (ebook)
0465033490 (ebook)

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