Could you please do an "objective" conversational response on how this person has done on their discussion on their discussion on neuropsychology and general psychology? Your expert objective response should contribute thoughtful, unique and interesting information to add to their discussion.
This is their discussion:
After an accident as a young child, Henry Molaison developed seizures which caused difficulties during his school years. His seizures were initially treated with medicines, but medicines did not eliminate the seizures. When Henry was 27, he underwent a partial brain lobotomy with surgeons having removed part of his temporal pole; his amygdaloid complex; his hippocampal complex, "except for about two centimeters at the back"; and the parahippocampal gyrus, "except for the back two centimeters. The surgery was a success as far as controlling seizure, but another problem developed. Henry suffered from short and long term memory loss with most memories being gone after about 30 seconds. According to research, Henry could remember events and happenings pre-surgery. Henry's memory issues allowed scientists to discover new information about how the memory works and which brain regions are essential for memory functions along with revealing how through distinct processes making use of different brain circuits creates short and long-term memory.
The most important thing I learned about memory is how vital memory can be in our day to day functioning. Removing parts of the brain comes with major side effects on memory and even today the brain is still not fully understood as scientists are researching Henry's brain.
To me the most interesting item about Henry was stories about him and his dad. Michael (2013) mentioned how when Henry was asked about his dad after his dad had been deceased for four years, Henry finally said that he knew his dad had died. I wonder if it was that with enough time, it was something Henry felt in his heart. For ex, my husband also has seizures and can suffer from amnesia for several days. He may not always remember my name, but he says he knows in his heart I am important to him. Another way to look at it, is caregivers might play a part in personality and therefore have a section of the brain that "remembers" them.