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Any psychology student will recall the name of one of the most famous amnesiac cases, Patient H.M. In this time, the lobotomy was a common procedure that William Beecher Scoville performed almost daily on psychotic people stuck in asylums for little behavioral changes. Decades later, Scoville's grandson researches into his famous neurosurgeon grandfather's life and 'psychosurgeries' leading up to, and including, his most famous patient Henry Molaison.