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Re: Penfield link to:tramatic brain injury and 'photographic' auditory recall
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- Subject: Re: Penfield link to:tramatic brain injury and 'photographic' auditory recall
- From: dave memery <davemem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 13:44:34 0000
- Comments: To: Diana Deutsch <ddeutsch@UCSD.EDU>
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---This link gives further details to the penfield experiments described by diana deutch
On Tue, 29 Jul 2003 13:35:51
Diana Deutsch wrote:
> Penfield and associates found that, on stimulation of certain
>regions in the temporal lobe, patients might 'hear' long segments of
>speech or music as though they were really occurring. There is a
>question, though, of whether these experiences constituted true or
>'imagined' recall. From your description it's unclear whether your
>wife simply 'remembered' these conversations, or whether they
>appeared to be true recurrences (i.e., as though real sounds). I also
>wonder whether she 'replayed' conversations that had occurred before
>or after the injury.
>>My wife sustained a concussion 2 years ago. For a period in her recovery she
>>had 'tape recording' perfect replay of earlier conversations. It was as if
>>it were happening all over again but several hours later.
>>Has anyone heard of this?
>Department of Psychology
>University of California, San Diego
>La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
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