The case of K.C.: contributions of a memory-impaired person to memory theory

@article{Rosenbaum2005TheCO,
  title={The case of K.C.: contributions of a memory-impaired person to memory theory},
  author={R. S. Rosenbaum and S. K{\"o}hler and D. Schacter and M. Moscovitch and R. Westmacott and S. Black and Fuqiang Gao and E. Tulving},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={43},
  pages={989-1021}
}
K.C. has been investigated extensively over some 20 years since a motorcycle accident left him with widespread brain damage that includes large bilateral hippocampal lesions, which caused a remarkable case of memory impairment. On standard testing, K.C.'s anterograde amnesia is as severe as that of any other case reported in the literature, including H.M. However, his ability to make use of knowledge and experiences from the time before his accident shows a sharp dissociation between semantic… Expand
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