Retrograde amnesia  

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Retrograde amnesia (RA) is a loss of access to events that occurred, or information that was learned, before an injury or the onset of a disease RA is often temporally graded, consistent with Ribot's Law: more recent memories closer to the traumatic incident are more likely to be forgotten than more remote memories.

See also

  • Amnesia
  • Anterograde amnesia
  • Benjaman Kyle - Retrograde amnesia victim
  • Samantha Who? - American comedy-drama television show of which retrograde amnesia is the subject
  • Scott Bolzan - One of the most severe cases of Retrograde Amnesia on record, featured on ABC's Nightline April 19, 2010. "Man With Amnesia Lost 46 Years in Workplace Slip" by Bob Woodruff & Melia Patria




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