Recognition memory, and head injury.

  title={Recognition memory, and head injury.},
  author={Durryle N. Brooks},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={37 7},
Severely head injured adults were tested on a recognition memory procedure involving the identification of eight recurring shapes among a series of 160. Compared with a control group, the tested patients showed many fewer correct responses. Their type of error was commonly a failure to recognize rather than a false recognition. The severity of the memory deficit was related to the length of post-traumatic amnesia (PTA), but to neither the presence of neurological signs at the time of memory… CONTINUE READING

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