Amnesia

Agatha Christie’s amnesia – real or revenge on her cheating spouse?

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Neuroscientist Sergio Della Sala explores the crime writer’s mysterious case of amnesia 90 years ago

In December 1926, Agatha Christie went missing for 11 days. Was she seeking revenge on her cheating husband? Or did she really suffer from memory loss?

Sergio Della Sala, a neuroscientist at the University of Edinburgh, teamed up with Stefania de Vito, psychologist and neuroscientist at the University of East London, to write this story on Agatha Christie’s mysterious case of amnesia.

Find out what Della Sala and de Vito had to say about Agatha Christie’s supposed memory loss:

Scientific American – Was Agatha Christie’s Mysterious Amnesia Real or Revenge on Her Cheating Spouse?

About Sergio Della Sala

Sergio Della Sala¬†is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include¬†cognitive neuropsychology: in particular in amnesia, visuospatial and representational neglect, apraxia and the cognitive deficits of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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