Impaired recognition memory in patients with lesions limited to the hippocampal formation.

  title={Impaired recognition memory in patients with lesions limited to the hippocampal formation.},
  author={Jonathan M. Reed and Larry R. Squire},
  journal={Behavioral neuroscience},
  volume={111 4},
A recent literature survey of results from a widely used recognition memory test raised questions about the extent to which recognition memory impairment ordinarily occurs in human amnesia and, in particular, whether recognition memory is impaired at all after damage limited to the hippocampal region (J. P. Aggleton & C. Shaw, 1996). Experiment 1 examined the performance of 6 amnesic patients on 11 to 25 different recognition memory tests. Three patients had bilateral lesions limited primarily… 

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