Despite the shield of the thick, tough bone that forms our skulls, the human brain is still frighteningly vulnerable. Sometimes all it takes is one moderately hard knock to interfere with our ability to remember, think and process. What happens when we can no longer call upon our memory? How does it feel when our central guiding force, our brain, is suddenly struck by debilitating injury? Speaking with Dr. Padma S. Gunaratne, Consultant Neurologist, at The National Hospital of Sri Lanka, MediScene finds out.