17th April 2024

Reply To: “The Lost Mariner” (Year 1, Gr. 1)

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The author wrote that Jimmie suffered from Korsakov’s syndrome, “a devastation of memory caused by alcoholic destruction of mammilary bodies”. Jimmie became a heavy drinker after he left the navy in 1965. The types of memory affected by the syndrome are long – term memory (episodic and autobiographic, I think) and short – term memory.