Material objects are tangible physical manifestations of the memory function. The problem with currency is that it is twice removed from the material and imperceptible to individuals who have no awareness of their memories as such. Observers can identify short and long-term memory function, but the individual may not be aware of remembering.
In an alzheimer’s patient, why are autonomic functions lost? Does the destructive agent travel like a virus from the temporal lobes to the amygdala?