On the relationship between recall and recognition memory.

  title={On the relationship between recall and recognition memory.},
  author={Frank Haist and Arthur P. Shimamura and Larry R. Squire},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={18 4},
The relationship between recall and recognition has been a central topic for the study of memory. A test of alternative views about recall and recognition was arranged by studying amnesic patients. In amnesia, damage has occurred to a brain system important for declarative (conscious) memory, but skill learning, priming, and other forms of nonconscious memory are intact. Recall and recognition were found to be proportionately impaired in amnesic patients, and confidence ratings for the… 

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