Re: Penfield link to:tramatic brain injury and 'photographic' (dave memery )

Subject: Re: Penfield link to:tramatic brain injury and 'photographic'
From:    dave memery  <davemem(at)ANGELFIRE.COM>
Date:    Wed, 30 Jul 2003 13:44:34 0000
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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: >Dear Jerry, > > 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. > >Diana Deutsch > > > >>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? >> >>JGG > > >-- > >Diana Deutsch >Department of Psychology >University of California, San Diego >La Jolla, CA 92093, USA > >858-453-1558 (tel) >858-453-4763 (fax) > > > > ____________________________________________________________ Get 25MB of email storage with Lycos Mail Plus! Sign up today --

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