What does a patient with semantic dementia remember in verbal short-term memory? Order and sound but not words.

@article{Majerus2007WhatDA,
  title={What does a patient with semantic dementia remember in verbal short-term memory? Order and sound but not words.},
  author={Steve Majerus and Dennis Norris and Karalyn Patterson},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={131-51}
}
In this study, we explored capacities for three different aspects of short-term verbal memory in patients with semantic dementia. As expected, the two patients had poor recall for lexico-semantic item information, as assessed by immediate serial recall of word lists. In contrast, their short-term memory for phonological information was preserved, as evidenced by normal performance for immediate serial recall of nonword lists, with normal or increased nonword phonotactic-frequency effects, and… CONTINUE READING

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