Accelerated forgetting of real-life events in Transient Epileptic Amnesia.

@article{Muhlert2010AcceleratedFO,
  title={Accelerated forgetting of real-life events in Transient Epileptic Amnesia.},
  author={N. Muhlert and Fraser Milton and Christopher R. Butler and Narinder Kapur and Adam ZJ. Zeman},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={3235-44}
}
Transient Epileptic Amnesia (TEA) is a form of temporal lobe epilepsy associated with ictal and interictal memory disturbance. Some patients with TEA exhibit Accelerated Long-term Forgetting (ALF), in which memory for verbal and non-verbal material is retained normally over short delays but fades at an unusually rapid rate over days to weeks. This study addresses three questions about ALF in TEA: (i) whether real-life events undergo ALF in a similar fashion to laboratory-based stimuli; (ii… CONTINUE READING