Priming of semantic autobiographical knowledge: A case study of retrograde amnesia

@article{Tulving1988PrimingOS,
  title={Priming of semantic autobiographical knowledge: A case study of retrograde amnesia},
  author={Endel Tulving and Daniel L. Schacter and Donald R. C. McLachlan and Morris Moscovitch},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={1988},
  volume={8},
  pages={3-20}
}
The case of a 36-year-old man who suffers dense retrograde and anterograde amnesia as a result of closed-head injury that caused extensive damage to his left frontal-parietal and right parieto-occipital lobes is described. Patient K.C. has normal intelligence and relatively well-preserved perceptual, linguistic, short-term memory, and reasoning abilities. He possesses some fragmentary general knowledge about his autobiographical past, but he does not remember a single personal event or… CONTINUE READING

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