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WOK: Memory — Lesson 3

November 26, 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments


Link to book extract: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/3313452/The-man-who-keeps-falling-in-love-with-his-wife.html

Link to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmzU47i2xgw (starts 35 seconds in)


  1. What is the cause of Clive’s condition?
  2. How does it affect his everyday behavior?
  3. What part of Clive’s brain is completely wiped out?
  4. How did Clive describe his condition?
  5. What would Clive write down in his journal?
  6. What abilities remained intact in Clive?
  7. How did Clive’s condition affect his relationship with Deborah?
  8. What happened on Easter Sunday 2002?
  9. How has Clive’s condition changed over time?
  10. How do you think it would feel to have Clive’s condition?
  11. What does this the case of Clive Wearing tell us about human memory and the brain?
  12. What does this the case of Clive Wearing tell us about the role of memory in our identity and humanity?



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