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Memories and the human brain

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Please describe how different types of amnesia victims help neurologists decode the pathways involved with the processing of "memories" in the human brain.

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Until the early 1970s, researchers viewed memory as a single entity, in which memories of new experiences, motor skills, past events, and previous conditioning were grouped together in one system and utilized one specific ...

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