temporal memory

Clay Holroyd cholroyd at ix.netcom.com
Sun Sep 24 22:13:48 EST 1995


A.R. Luria called this phenomenon "kinetic melody" and I believe
he attributed its genesis to both the basal ganglia
and premotor areas.  

Some biographies which describe people afflicted by the absence 
of a "kinetic melody" are:

A.R.Luria, *The man with a shattered world*
Oliver Sacks, *A leg to stand on*

A novel about a neurotic who worries that he can't link isolated
movements into a continuous whole is:

Italo Spevo, *Confessions of Zeno*

They are all worth reading.
-- 
Clay Holroyd
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