Two further investigations of autobiographical memory in semantic dementia.

  title={Two further investigations of autobiographical memory in semantic dementia.},
  author={Kim S. Graham and Anna Kropelnicki and William P Goldman and John R. Hodges},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  volume={39 4-5},
A number of investigations in semantic dementia have documented better retrieval of recent personal events compared to those in the more distant past (Graham and Hodges, 1997). Westmacott et al. (2001) challenged this result, however, finding relative preservation of remote memories in a single case of semantic dementia when he was tested using family photographs. In Experiment 1, we tested two possible explanations for the discrepancy between the published papers: (a) that there is a… CONTINUE READING

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