Memory involves the whole body. It’s how the self defies amnesia | Curio

Memory involves the whole body. It’s how the self defies amnesia

10 mins | Oct 31, 2020

Amnesia survivors are most themselves in contexts that reinforce their embodied tendencies. In Psyche magazine, Ben Platts-Mills explains that personhood is a phenomenon of the whole body and not just the brain. Drawing on his experience with amnesia survivors, he also explores what is left behind when conscious, narrative memory fades away.

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From Psyche