so i’m reading this great esquire article on memory loss and one of the first lobotomy patients when i come across this quote “You can spend a half century testing somebody, examining, poking, prodding, feeding — Henry will happily eat at least two full dinners in a row if you give him a minute between removing the first tray and replacing it with the second — and you can come up with all sorts of theories to explain your findings.” um, most people wouldn’t happily eat a second dinner? most people wouldn’t protest a little like, “oh, i couldn’t possibly…” but then the doctor would be all “oh, no. i insist!” and then you’d be like “well, ok. if you insist.”?!? c’mon, you’d eat them both. you unbutton your pants, let out a heavy sigh, and start in on the second tray. don’t lie.
Read more: http://www.esquire.com/features/henry-molaison-brain-1110-4#ixzz17Rbpr7EQ