Verbal and non-verbal short-term memory impairment following hemispheric damage.

@article{Renzi1975VerbalAN,
  title={Verbal and non-verbal short-term memory impairment following hemispheric damage.},
  author={Ennio De Renzi and Paolo Frigio Nichelli},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  year={1975},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={341-54}
}
Short-term memory was investigated in 30 control and 125 unilaterally brain-damaged patients with a series of tests requiring the immediate reproduction of strings of items of increasing length. In three tests the items were auditorially presented digits or words: one test asked for oral repetition of digits, while the other two required the patient to point to written digits or to pictures. The fourth test aimed at measuring spatial span. On both the Digits Forward test and the two other… CONTINUE READING