Implicit and Explicit Memory for Spatial Information in Alzheimer’s Disease

  title={Implicit and Explicit Memory for Spatial Information in Alzheimer’s Disease},
  author={R. Kessels and J. Feijen and A. Postma},
  journal={Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders},
  pages={184 - 191}
  • R. Kessels, J. Feijen, A. Postma
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
  • There is abundant evidence that memory impairment in dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is related to explicit, conscious forms of memory, whereas implicit, unconscious forms of memory function remain relatively intact or are less severely affected. Only a few studies have been performed on spatial memory function in AD, showing that AD patients’ explicit spatial memory is impaired, possibly related to hippocampal dysfunction. However, studies on implicit spatial memory in AD… CONTINUE READING

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