Memory deficit produced by bilateral lesions in the hippocampal zone.

@article{Penfield1958MemoryDP,
  title={Memory deficit produced by bilateral lesions in the hippocampal zone.},
  author={W. Penfield and B. Milner},
  journal={A.M.A. archives of neurology and psychiatry},
  year={1958},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={
          475-97
        }
}
It has often been assumed that memory depends upon the total action of the brain rather than upon some specialized intracerebral neuron mechanism. There is recent evidence, however, in support of the view that the recording of experience is localizable in the same sense that sensory functions and speech functions are localizable. Obviously, none of these subdivisions is separable from the work of the brain as a whole. The following study shows that the capacity to record the daily current of… Expand
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