Wipe your short-term memory, but leave long-term learning intact

The hero in Memento had a certain condition that prevented him from making new memories. He couldn't remember the start of a conversation by the end of the conversation. He couldn't remember who a person was, if that person had introduced themselves to him a few minutes before. When he learned a new fact, or phone… » 2/02/11 6:30am 2/02/11 6:30am