H.M.’s Brain

Scenes from the labs that study the unique organ

Rina Shaikh-Lesko
May 9, 2014

After Henry Molaison (H.M.), one of the world’s best known and most studied amnesia patients, died in 2008, his brain was dissected into 2,401 slices, which were mounted and digitally scanned to create an atlas of this famous brain.

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