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    Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist's Journey Through Amnesia

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      Studying Memory In An Amnesiac Artist | Emma Gregory, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher in cognitive science at the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University, studied whether retrograde amnesia (loss of memory for information acquired before the onset of an illness or trauma) affected a broader range of knowledge than those tested in most previous studies of amnesia.

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      Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist's Journey Through Amnesia

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