Memory deficits in Alzheimer's patients: A comprehensive review

@article{Carlesimo2005MemoryDI,
  title={Memory deficits in Alzheimer's patients: A comprehensive review},
  author={Giovanni Augusto Carlesimo and Marlene Oscar-Berman},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={119-169}
}
Despite considerable experimental work on Alzheimer's disease (AD), the underlying cognitive mechanisms as well as the precise localization of neuropathological changes critical for memory loss remains undefined. A review of the neuropsychological literature on long-term memory deficits in AD patients suggests that AD patients display (a) a pervasive deficit of explicit memory, (b) a partial deficiency of implicit memory for verbal and visuoperceptual material (as measured by repetition priming… 
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