Confabulation in A Dysexecutive Patient: Implication for Models of Retrieval

@article{Papagno1997ConfabulationIA,
  title={Confabulation in A Dysexecutive Patient: Implication for Models of Retrieval},
  author={Costanza Papagno and Alan Baddeley},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={1997},
  volume={33},
  pages={743-752}
}
A confabulating patient MM is described who, despite clear evidence of a dysexecutive syndrome, showed normal prospective and retrospective memory in everyday life and preserved autobiographical memory. He also performed well on many, but not all laboratory-based measures of learning and memory that were given. His confabulation typically involved going well-beyond the information he could genuinely recall, and was attributed to a defect in memory monitoring resulting from his frontal lobe… CONTINUE READING

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