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The Case of HM (Milner et al. 1968)
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  • Question 1
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    The real name of HM was

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    Henry Molaison

    Harold Milner

    Heston Minuchin

    Hector McMolaison

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    HM underwent brain surgery in 1953 to treat which condition?

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    severe epilepsy

    brain tumour

    stroke

    parkinsons

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    HM's epilepsy was caused by a head injury from a head injury caused by

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    being hit by cyclist age 9

    car accident aged 16

    playing rugby aged 14

    an accident with farming equipment aged 21

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    HM's age when the underwent surgery....

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    21

    25

    27

    37

  • Question 5
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    HM's brain surgery removed large areas of the temporal lobe

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    in both hemispheres (bilateral)

    from the left hemisphere only

    from the right hemisphere only

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    Surgeon William Scoville removed areas of HM's...

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    frontal lobe

    temporal lobe

    parietal lobe

    occipital lobe

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    Following the surgery it was revealed that HM was no longer able to

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    create new long term memories (anterograde amnesia)

    recall elements of his past (retrograde amnesia)

    learn new skills such as 'mirror drawing'

    have meaningful conversations with family or nursing staff

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    Although Henry could not learn new facts or remember events that had happened post surgery he was able to learn new skills skills such as mirror drawing and this suggests that which type of long term memory is not localised to the temporal lobe region

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    procedural memory

    declarative memory

    episodic memory

    autobiographical

  • Question 9
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    The case of HM can be used to support MSM because

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    it shows there are different types of LTM

    it shows there are different types of STM

    it shows that STM and LTM are separate stores

    it shows rehearsal is necessary for information to be stored long term

  • Question 10
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    The case of HM shows that STM and LTM are separate stores because

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    his digit span was normal and he was able to follow a conversations and read a newspaper but he was not able to recall information from LTM

    his digit span was severely limited to only 2 items but he had no difficulties in recalling events from the past

    he was able to play the piano and sing as well as he did as a younger man but he could not recognise his wife.

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    The case of HM can be used to refute the idea that LTM is one unitary store because...

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    HM could still play chess

    HM learned a new skill mirror drawing

    HM's verbal memory was weaker than his visual memory

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    HM's hippocampus was completely removed on both sides of his brain

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    true

    false

  • Question 13
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    Which section of HM's hippocampus was removed?

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    anterior 2/3s

    posterior 1/3

    anterior 1/3

    posterior 2/3s

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    Scoville also removed most on HM's amygdala.

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    true

    false

  • Question 15
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    Following surgery, HM suffered primarily from...

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    anterograde amnesia

    retrograde amnesia

  • Question 16
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    HM was able to remember information using his STM for about...

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    2 seconds

    5 seconds

    15 seconds

    3 minutes

  • Question 17
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    HM seemed unable to transfer information from STM to LTM

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    true

    false

  • Question 18
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    If you asked HM whether he knew how to do mirror drawing he would say...

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    no

    yes

  • Question 19
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    HM would read newspaper or magazine several times not realising he had already read it.

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    true

    false

  • Question 20
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    HM and Brenda Milner became good friends and despite his other problem he always remembered her name

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    false

    true

  • Question 21
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    When HM died in 2008, his real name was revealed as articles were written about him in the media, meaning ethical guidelines around anonymity were not breached by the researchers who worked with him.

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    true

    false

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