Memory: varieties and mechanisms - INTRODUCTORY BOX the case of H.M

3 important questions on Memory: varieties and mechanisms - INTRODUCTORY BOX the case of H.M

What parts of the brain where removed by H.M.

Temproal lobes, amygdala, entorhinal cortex and parts of the hippocampus

Which functions did H.M did not have problems with after his operation?

  • Sensory and perceptual functions
  • His IQ
  • executive functions
  • working memory
  • motor and cognitive skills

Which functions where deficient for H.M after his operation

All information memory and sensory modalities
memory of events and facts (declarative memory)

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