Amnesia & Cognition Unit, University of Arizona:
Gaylen Ross/GRFilms Inc.
Information about a group of researchers and their current
studies on amnesia.
"Memorizing Her Lines Is Out of the Question," by David Carr. (New York Times, Section 2, Late Edition (East Coast), October 9, 2005, p.2.)
Broken Memories: Case Studies in Memory
edited by Ruth Campbell and Martin Conway (Oxford, UK: Blackwell
Publishers Ltd., 1995).
This book contains a collection of case studies by various
scientists, covering all kinds of memory disorders. This includes
anterograde amnesia, a severe disruption in the ability to
form new memories.
Memory: From Mind to Molecules,
by Larry Squire and Eric Kandel. (New York: Scientific American
Larry Squire and Eric Kandel are two of the scientists at
the forefront of memory research. They have produced a very
readable book which explains some of the most important concepts
of how memory works -- including memory disorders such as
Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,
by Diane Roberts Stoler and Barbara Albers Hill. (Avery Penguin
Putnam, 1998 (paperback), 284 pp., $14.95). This manual explains
the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of brain-injured
people and offers practical suggestions for coping with physical
and emotional consequences of brain injuries.
Associations and Contact Information:
Brain Injury Association
105 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria VA 22314
See the BIA's series of seven brochures, "The Road to Rehabilitation,"
available free by request or on the organization's website.