Visual Implicit Memory in the Left Hemisphere: Evidence From Patients With Callosotomies and Right Occipital Lobe Lesions

@article{Yonelinas2001VisualIM,
  title={Visual Implicit Memory in the Left Hemisphere: Evidence From Patients With Callosotomies and Right Occipital Lobe Lesions},
  author={Andrew P. Yonelinas and Neal E. A. Kroll and Baynes K. and Ian G. Dobbins and Christina M. Frederick and Robert T. Knight and Michael S. Gazzaniga},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={293 - 298}
}
Identification of visually presented objects and words is facilitated by implicit memory for past visual experiences with those items. Several behavioral and neuroimaging studies suggest that this form of memory is dependent on perceptual processes localized in the right occipital lobe. We tested this claim by examining implicit memory in patients with extensive right occipital lobe lesions, using lexical-decision, mirror-reading, picture-fragment, and word-fragment-completion tests, and found… 

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