Amnesia happens when brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma causes a deficit in memory. The severity can vary, but sometimes people forget everything and it never comes back to them. Getting amnesia is a popular plot device for movies and novels, and for good reason. When the person wakes up there’s always an interesting story to tell. These stories about people suffering from amnesia are not only extremely entertaining, but they’re real!
Forgetting things feels bad enough, but amnesia is a completely different monster. If one thing’s for sure… you’ll never forget these stories!