Unitization supports lasting performance and generalization on a relational memory task: Evidence from a previously undocumented developmental amnesic case

@article{DAngelo2015UnitizationSL,
  title={Unitization supports lasting performance and generalization on a relational memory task: Evidence from a previously undocumented developmental amnesic case},
  author={Maria Cecilia D’Angelo and Arber Kacollja and Jennifer S. Rabin and R. Shayna Rosenbaum and Jennifer D. Ryan},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={77},
  pages={185-200}
}
Recently, the amnesic case D.A. was shown to circumvent his relational memory impairments, as observed in the transverse patterning (TP) task, using a self-generated unitization strategy, and such performance benefits were maintained over extended delays (Ryan et al., 2013). "Unitization" encourages fusing of distinct items, through an action, into a single unit from which the relations among the items may then be derived. Here, we provide the first documentation of the developmental amnesic… CONTINUE READING
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