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What different kinds of amnesia are there and what causes them?

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There are two different types of amnesia. There's anterograde amnesia, which is an inability to form new memories, while still being able to recall one's past, and then there is retrograde amnesia, which is an inability to recall one's past.
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Damage to the frontal lobes and the hippocampus affect explicit memory, and the ability to recall past events, while damage to the cerebellum and the basal ganglia, affect the implicit memory system, which affect the ability to create new memories. (I'd do some research on this-it's a bit complicated. Amnesia is essentially caused by brain damage to different regions of the brain, and it varies depending on the type of amnesia.)
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Hope I helped some. :) Good luck!

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So sorry-I really wanted to get into more detail-but my house is really noisy! I hope this covered enough. My last test was on learning and memory, haha.
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Thanks a lot=) it did help:)
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Well good I'm glad. :) You're welcome!
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Heya Shaylen. Just wanted to let you know I don't think you're ignorant OR arrogant. I was just using those as the simile to explain it. I guess some people took offense, because it's gone now. Lol.
Also, did I mention already, I've been cancer free a whole year now =)
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Well, I'm atheist so it just made me wonder, since you batched arrogance as an attribute of an atheist. ;P That's great, Josh! :)
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Just a side-by-side description, don't worry, I'm not degrading athirst in any way
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Atheists*
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Yes, so arrogant is to atheists as ignorant is to babies.... Got it...
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I like you josh; no worries, I'll get over it. It's pretty apparent that with your "side by side" comparisons, you were saying atheists are arrogant. I assume you didn't know I was atheist, but I know you've never thought of me as arrogant; we've had several lovely chats on here, So I just hope this will change your mind about atheists and arrogance. ;) Atheists are no more arrogant than the average Joe, regardless of beliefs or lack thereof. Arrogance is soley individual, I'd never paint it to an entire group. Most atheists you'll find are pretty tolerable and accepting. Just saying. Christians can be pretty arrogant, but many Christians are pretty accepting and tolerable. My best friend is a pretty tolerable and accepting Christian, and I consider myself, as an atheist, to be very tolerable and accepting. It generally boils down to the person, in any group. Just some food for a thought. ;) Hope you're doing well Josh. :) No hard feelings, honestly, just giving a perspective.
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A "side by side description" or "simile" like "as sly as a fox," ect, is the same as categorizing arrogance as a characteristic of atheists, just saying. "As arrogant as an atheist." Your defense said the exact same thing.
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Josh, I never knew you had cancer but I know it's amazing when someone recovers from it. Congratulations!
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Hi, Shaylen. Long time no see.
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Hey Shaylen !
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I'm not well educated on Amnesia but I know there's Fugue State which may be a form of Amnesia. I can't explain it so please look it up.

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Thanks=)
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You're welcome.
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