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In the book The Maze Runner, all of the characters have had their memories wiped out.
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Amnesia is a illness when you are not able to remember things. Amnesia is also called amnesic syndrome. Amnesia can be caused by damage to areas of the brain that handle memory processing. Amnesia can be permanent. Techniques for enhancing memory and psychological support can help people with amnesia and their families cope with it. There are two main types of amnesia. They are anterograde, which causes impaired ability to recall new information. There also is retograde, which causes impaired ability to recall past events. Most people with amnesia have short term memory loss. People with amnesia can usually understand written and spoken words. Isolated memory loss doesn't affect a persons in intelligence, general knowledge, awareness,attention span, judgement,personality or identity. Amnesia can result from damage to brain structures that form the limbic system, which controls your emotions and memories. Causes of amnesia include: brain inflammation, celiac disease, oxygen deprivation, some medications, subarachnoid hermorhage which is bleeding in the area between the skull and the brain. a brain tumor, some seizure disorters, head injuries and ECT. Amnesia may be unnoticeable. Most people who have amnesia can not recall childhood memories. Most amnesia cases are from head injuries. There is more than area of the brain that stores memory, so amnesia can strike both of them. There are many forms of treatment for people that have amnesia. some include, working with therapist to try to reconfigure memories, learning various strategies for organizing information, learning how to to use technology to remind you of important events.