Patterns of Autobiographical Memory Loss in Medial-Temporal Lobe Amnesic Patients

@article{Rosenbaum2008PatternsOA,
  title={Patterns of Autobiographical Memory Loss in Medial-Temporal Lobe Amnesic Patients},
  author={R. Shayna Rosenbaum and Morris Moscovitch and Jonathan K. Foster and David M. Schnyer and Fuqiang Gao and Natasa Kovacevic and Mieke Verfaellie and Sandra E. Black and Brian Levine},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={1490-1506}
}
The issue of whether the hippocampus and related structures in the medial-temporal lobe (MTL) play a temporary or permanent role in autobiographical episodic memory remains unresolved. One long-standing belief is that autobiographical memory (AM), like semantic memory, is initially dependent on the MTL but ultimately can be retained and recovered independently of it. However, evidence that hippocampal amnesia results in severe loss of episodic memory for a lifetime of personally experienced… 
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