amnesia

OWN
The authors of Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory reveal the times when it may be more than just forgetfulness.
Weird News
A major mystery in a Burger King parking lot.
Science
Reminiscing has different social functions in different cultures, which contribute to cultural variations in the quantity
Impact
We've all heard about people who suffered some terrible accident or illness and came out the other side, altered, grateful to be alive, changed into the person they always longed to be. Life is indifferent to the ego and its individual story.
Science
If the brain doesn’t get adequate stimulation during critical years, there may be everlasting consequences.
Science
A brain infection wiped out most of Lonni Sue Johnson’s memories -- but some persisted.
Impact
The sky today is oddly blue, the air unseasonably warm for late October. The leaves outside our big glass panes are amber and gold, but the sun is shining through them. I soak up as much of it as I can. Soon the storms will come, and I will need the memory of sunshine on my face to get through December.
Politics
All Republicans candidates, even those not named Trump, promise to make America great again. That implies, of course, that America is in decline now. That narrative of decline is an historical argument: We were great once, but we aren't any more.
Entertainment
There has been a recent spate of mindless sci-f/horror movies that have been barely worth your time, much less the price of admission. To save the day comes The Reconstruction of William Zero, a well made movie of this type that actually makes you think.
Videos
A British teen girl suffering from amnesia regained her memory after a hug from her little brother.
Impact
2014 was one of the worst years ever for in many ways. It opened up lots of unpleasant doors, but as the cliché goes, for a writer, everything is material, no matter how awful. Even when we're suffering, part of us is observing the situation and thinking, "This would make a great story."
Science
For example, he would remember people he knew, like his parents and friends from the past, but he wouldn't be able to recall
Good News
There's a weird phenomenon that exists, and I think this year was the first time I've begun to recognize it: The more you learn, the more you realize that the number of things you know divided by the number of things you don't know is an infinitesimally small figure.
Good News
I was the only active county surveyor in harness and the rest of them wound up our chapter on a show of hands. The same happened
Books
International best-selling author Alison Gaylin received an Edgar nomination for her first book, Hide Your Eyes. Her Shamus Award-winning novel, And She Was, received a nomination for the Thriller and Anthony awards.
Science
No big scientific surprises emerge from the anatomical analysis, which was carried out by Jacopo Annese of the Brain Observatory
Science
Erasing memory is the plot for several popular science fiction movies, but the fact is that there is no convincing evidence that the memory of specific experience (called declarative memory) can be erased in humans -- until now.