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THIS WEEK Gene linked to late Alzheimer's
 

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People with amnesia struggle to remember
their past. They may also struggle to envi-
sion their future, according to a new study.
Researchers have found that people with
amnesia caused by damage to the hippo-
campus, a brain region intimately tied to
memory, have difficulty envisioning com-
monplace scenarios they might reasonably
expect to encounter in the future.
The findings challenge long-held views
about the function of the hippocampus and

  

Source: Addis, Donna Rose - Department of Psychology, University of Auckland

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine