When a brain transplant is performed, does the patient lose his or her memories?
When a brain transplant is performed, does the patient lose his or her memories? --- Abby, Shoreham, N.Y.
Marshall Brain Answers:
We are still a few years away from the first human brain transplant or head transplant, although there have been experiments in animals. The following videos are not for the weak-stomached, but they do show that experiments have been done in sustaining severed brains and heads, and even transplanting heads, for several decades... See more »