The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Characters

Charles Duhigg
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Eugene Pauly

Pauly was an elderly gentleman who suffered a very serious viral attack of encephalitis, which destroyed many areas of his brain including his memory centers. Despite a rapid recovery from the virus, Pauly was permanently without the ability to form new memories, which meant that he was constantly forgetting new material introduced to him. Some of his recent memory had also been destroyed, and he had no idea where he lived, nor did he know how his house was laid out. Although he could not consciously remember any of this material, he was still able to find his way around his house. He could not explain how he did this when doctors questioned him. One morning, he shocked his wife by disappearing. Panicked, she searched the entire neighborhood to try to find him, only to return home and discover that Pauly had returned home and was quietly...

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