The text boxes below have been placed in a random order. Reorder the paragraphs.

(A) Studies of this man led scientists to a breakthrough: the part of our brains where habits are stored has nothing to do with memory or reason.

(B)Every day he was asked where the kitchen was in his house, and every day he didn’t have the foggiest idea.

(C) In 1992 a retired engineer in San Diego contracted a rare brain disease that wiped out his memory.

(D) Yet whenever he was hungry he got up and propelled himself straight to the kitchen to get something to eat.

(E) It offered proof of what the US psychologist William James noticed more than a century ago — that humans “are mere walking bundles of habits“.

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