Neuroanatomy of memory and amnesia: a case for multiple memory systems.

  title={Neuroanatomy of memory and amnesia: a case for multiple memory systems.},
  author={Lawrence Weiskrantz},
  journal={Human neurobiology},
  volume={6 2},
Several different dissociable memory systems are considered in terms of their known or putative sites of pathology. In man, short-term memory can be selectively impaired by left hemisphere lesions near the acoustic projection area. There may be other modality-specific deficits. Long-term memory is considered in terms of a) knowledge systems, b) stable associative memory; c) priming, and d) event memory, with special reference to the amnesic syndrome. For each of these categories, clinical… CONTINUE READING

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