Implicit Memory Performance of Patients With Alzheimer's Disease: A Brief Review

  title={Implicit Memory Performance of Patients With Alzheimer's Disease: A Brief Review},
  author={Marko Jel{\'i}cic and Annette E. Bonebakker and Benno Bonke},
  journal={International Psychogeriatrics},
  pages={385 - 392}
Memory can be assessed with either explicit or implicit tasks. Implicit memory tasks, in contrast with explicit tasks, do not refer to conscious recollection of a previous learning experience. Implicit memory is revealed by a change in task performance that can be attributed to previous learning. Amnesic patients perform poorly on explicit memory tasks, but exhibit normal performance on implicit tasks. Recently, researchers have studied the implicit memory performance of patients with Alzheimer… 
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