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anterograde amnesia


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  • n. The inability to remember new information from the period beginning the amnesic episode.

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  • n. loss of memory for events immediately following a trauma; sometimes in effect for events during and for a long time following the trauma


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  • "Memento" (2000) - The disjointed, reverse chronology of this Christopher Nolan film left most viewers feeling as confused and disoriented as lead character Leonard, who suffers from anterograde amnesia, which prevents him from creating new memories.

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