Implicit and explicit memory after focal thalamic lesions.

  title={Implicit and explicit memory after focal thalamic lesions.},
  author={Cornelia Exner and Godehard Weniger and E. Irle},
  volume={57 11},
BACKGROUND Lesions of the thalamus interfere with cognitive functions mainly in the area of declarative learning and memory. Little is known about the role the thalamus plays in implicit learning. OBJECTIVE To study explicit and implicit learning and memory in subjects with thalamic lesions and to analyze the influence of lesion characteristics on cognitive performance. METHODS The authors studied the performance of 15 subjects with focal thalamic infarction or hemorrhage on a comprehensive… CONTINUE READING