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Amnesia is a form of memory loss that is usually temporary and affecting short term memory. Common causes and risk factors of amnesia and memory loss include concomitant psychological problems, trauma or head injury and so forth.
Findings point to the hippocampus as critical to the process of recollection

Findings point to the hippocampus as critical to the process of recollection

Neural basis of memory loss

Neural basis of memory loss

People involved in side-impact crashes are three times more likely to suffer a traumatic brain injury than people involved in head-on collisions

People involved in side-impact crashes are three times more likely to suffer a traumatic brain injury than people involved in head-on collisions

New insights into a mysterious type of amnesia

New insights into a mysterious type of amnesia

Patent issued for GHB, date rape drug test

Patent issued for GHB, date rape drug test

Some amnesiacs can maintain their memories for a longer period of time if they spend time sitting in a dark, quiet room

Some amnesiacs can maintain their memories for a longer period of time if they spend time sitting in a dark, quiet room