Concise Learning and Memory: The Editor's Selection by John H. Byrne

By John H. Byrne

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Discussions of amnesia have therefore focused especially on the status of spatial memory. It is clear that spatial memory is impaired in human amnesia. , 2001). M. was impaired at recalling object locations (Smith, 1988). It is also clear, though, that amnesic patients are impaired on memory tests that have no obvious spatial component, such as recall or recognition of items (Squire and Shimamura, 1986). Furthermore, formal experiments that directly compared spatial and nonspatial memory in amnesic patients showed that the patients were similarly impaired on tests of spatial memory and tests of nonspatial memory.

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