The Memory Thief and the Secrets Behind How We Remember—A Medical Mystery

Lauren Aguirre
Pegasus Books

“Why am I here?” The hospitalized man asked again. After overdosing on an illicit drug, possibly fentanyl, he couldn’t retain memories. Nor could some other opioid users. The area of their brains critical to memory formation and storage, the hippocampus, had been damaged. In The Memory Thief & the Secrets Behind How We Remember, Lauren Aguirre explores causes and potential help for memory loss.

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