1 Jan 2003

What does it mean?

The etymology of the term "Korsakow"

The expression syndrome is a medical term, which describes a serious damage of short time memory, typical of very heavy alcohol abusers. Korsakow syndrome patients often compensate their lack of memory with an outstanding story telling talent. The project for which the system was designed was The Korsakow Syndrome an interactive documentary on alcohol usage, hence the name Korsakow System.