Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Price the Memorious

Life imitates Borges. (via)

Update: Jonah Lehrer mentions a second real-life case, as well as the Borges story. (again via)

Update 2: On the flip side, a patient with the condition depicted in the film Memento (and as such a key figure in the development of neuroscience) died this week. His NYT obituary tells the (sad but fascinating) story.

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