Neuropsychologist Brenda Milner is particularly recognised for her seminal work in characterising the unfortunate consequences of a bilateral hippocampectomy in a man who for a long time was known simply as H.M. In this TEDx talk from 2011 Professor Milner talks about language. What is even more interesting is that at the time of this talk Professor Milner was aged 93 and she is still actively conducting research. Indeed her area of interest is language.
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