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  1. Amnesia Amnesia denotes an impairment of episodic memories, that is, memories for events they have experienced before, such as memories for events in their life (autobiographical memory). There are two kinds of amnesia: Contributor © POSbase 2008

  2. Amnesia Retrograde Amnesia: 100% % preserved memory 0% Trauma Now Birth Anterograde Amnesia: 100% % preserved memory 0% Trauma Now Birth © POSbase 2008

  3. Amnesia • Some causes of amnesia: • Korsakoff’s syndrome (alcoholism) • Medial temporal lobe surgery (the famous patient H. M.) • Stroke © POSbase 2008