Brief Report: Errorless versus Errorful Learning as a Memory Rehabilitation Approach in Alzheimer’s Disease

@article{MetzlerBaddeley2005BriefRE,
  title={Brief Report: Errorless versus Errorful Learning as a Memory Rehabilitation Approach in Alzheimer’s Disease},
  author={Claudia Metzler-Baddeley and Julie S. Snowden},
  journal={Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={27},
  pages={1070 - 1079}
}
Previous studies concerned with the use of errorless learning (EL) in memory rehabilitation of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) combined EL with other techniques, such as expanded rehearsal, to facilitate learning. These studies focused on the re-learning of previously familiar information and did not investigate the learning of novel information. The aim of the present study was to investigate if EL provides a better training technique for AD patients than errorful learning (EF). For… 
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