Preserved memory abilities in thalamic amnesia.

  title={Preserved memory abilities in thalamic amnesia.},
  author={Paolo Frigio Nichelli and G Bahmanian-Behbahani and Marc Gentilini and Andrea Vecchi},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={111 ( Pt 6)},
The pattern of preserved learning abilities is described in a severely amnesic patient after bilateral thalamic infarction. Experimental findings cannot be accounted for both by the view that only episodic memory is impaired in amnesia, while semantic memory is spared, and by the theory that what is spared in amnesia is procedural learning contrasted with… CONTINUE READING