Memory impairments in dementia: Which memory and how does it fail?

@inproceedings{Salmon2012MemoryII,
  title={Memory impairments in dementia: Which memory and how does it fail?},
  author={Eric Salmon and Fabienne Collette and Sarah Genon and Françoise Lekeu and S. J. W. Willems and Christine Bastin},
  year={2012}
}
From a cognitive viewpoint, there are several theories that distinguish two functions for retrieval of recent information. Recollection corresponds to the retrieval of information associated to the context of information encountering (time, place, circumstances, and possibly emotion and personal thoughts). Familiarity corresponds to the mere feeling of knowing the information without access to the context of encoding. Recollection is certainly impaired at early stages of dementia, while the… CONTINUE READING

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