Memory span and long-term memory deficits in brain-impaired patients.

@article{Roth1985MemorySA,
  title={Memory span and long-term memory deficits in brain-impaired patients.},
  author={David Roth and Bruce Crosson},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1985},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={521-7}
}
Measures of verbal and visuospatial memory span and long-term memory were obtained from 21 brain-impaired and 21 neurologically unimpaired Veterans Administration medical patients. Significant deficits in both memory span and long-term memory were observed in the brain-impaired patients. Contrary to predictions from the experimental literature, memory span tests that require more processing of item content and location were not superior in detecting the memory span deficits. Discriminant… CONTINUE READING

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