Transverse Patterning and Human Amnesia

  title={Transverse Patterning and Human Amnesia},
  author={Timothy C. Rickard and Mieke Verfaellie and Jordan Grafman},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
The transverse patterning (TP) task (A B, B C, C A) has played a central role in testing the hypothesis that medial-temporal (and, in particular, hippocampal) brain damage selectively impairs learning on at least some classes of configural (i.e., nonlinear) learning tasks. Results in the animal and human literature generally support that hypothesis. Reed and Squire [Impaired transverse patterning in human amnesia is a special case of impaired memory for two-choice discrimination tasks… CONTINUE READING