Henry Molasion Case

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Henry Molasion, widely know just by the initials H.M., was an American memory disorder patient who had a bilateral medial temporal lobectomy to surgically remove the anterior two thirds of his hippocampi, parahippocampal, cortices, entorhinal cortices, piriform cortices, and amygdalae in an attempt to cure his epilepsy. In 1953 he was referred to neurosurgeon William Beecher Scoville at Hartford Hospital. This man was largely studied from 1957 up until his death in 2008. His case was an important role in the development of cognitive neuropsychology, that would explain the link between the brain function and memory. He was subject of ongoing investigation while being in the care of an institute located in Connecticut. His case was taken to provide

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