Profound loss of general knowledge in retrograde amnesia: evidence from an amnesic artist

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Gregory, Emma ; McCloskey, Michael ; Landau, Barbara (2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, volume 8 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00287, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00287/full, pmc: PMC4018544
  • Subject: single case study | memory | Neuroscience | general world knowledge | Original Research Article | brain damage | retrograde amnesia
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Studies of retrograde amnesia have focused on autobiographical memory, with fewer studies examining how non-autobiographical memory is affected. Those that have done so have focused primarily on memory for famous people and public events—relatively limited aspects of m... View more
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