Disorders of memory.

  title={Disorders of memory.},
  author={Michael D. Kopelman},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={125 Pt 10},
This paper reviews disorders of memory. After a brief survey of the clinical varieties of the amnesic syndrome, transient and persistent, selected theoretical issues will be considered by posing a series of questions. (i) What is impaired and what is spared in anterograde amnesia? (ii) Do temporal lobe, diencephalic and frontal lobe amnesias differ? (iii) How independently semantic is semantic memory? (iv) What determines the pattern and extent of retrograde memory loss? (v) Can retrograde… CONTINUE READING
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