Anterograde Amnesia

  • Anterograde Amnesia
    • In anterograde amnesia, victims find it impossible to store NEW long term memories.
    • Notice that short term memory is usually not affected (see diagram)
    • People with anterograde amnesia are a danger to themselves and others because they cannot plan, they live in a continual present
    • Can you see why they are a danger to themselves or others?

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