Strategic retrieval and the frontal lobes: Evidence from confabulation and amnesia

@article{Moscovitch1997StrategicRA,
  title={Strategic retrieval and the frontal lobes: Evidence from confabulation and amnesia},
  author={Morris Moscovitch and B. M. de Melo},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1997},
  volume={35},
  pages={1017-1034}
}
Confabulation and amnesia are considered disorders of episodic but not of semantic memory. To test the limits of this view, retrieval from episodic and semantic memory was investigated in eight confabulating and nine non-confabulating amnesic subjects, and in 17 matched control subjects, by using a personal and an historical version of the Crovitz [Unconstrained search in long-term memory, Paper presented at the meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St Louis, MO, 1973] cue-word test. In response… CONTINUE READING
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