Prose recall and amnesia: implications for the structure of working memory

  title={Prose recall and amnesia: implications for the structure of working memory},
  author={A. Baddeley and B. Wilson},
  • A. Baddeley, B. Wilson
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Two densely amnesic patients are shown to have good immediate but poor delayed prose recall, a result that presents problems for the current multi-component model of working memory. Examination of a wide sample of memory impaired patients suggests that this pattern occurs in densely amnesic patients who have well-preserved intelligence and good executive capacities. Patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease typically show poor immediate and delayed prose recall, reflecting their combined… CONTINUE READING
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