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

By John H. Byrne

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Once sufficient time has passed, the distributed representations in neocortex can operate independently of the medial temporal lobe. ) model of human amnesia was established in the monkey in the early 1980s (Mishkin, 1982; Squire and Zola-Morgan, 1983). Following lesions of the bilateral medial temporal lobe or diencephalon, memory impairment is exhibited on the same kinds of tasks of new learning ability that human amnesic patients fail. The same animals succeed at tasks of motor skill learning.

Even then, memories for the facts and events of childhood and adolescence are typically intact. Indeed, severely amnesic patients can produce detailed autobiographical narratives of their early life. , 2003, 2005b). The severity and extent of retrograde amnesia is determined by the locus and extent of damage. Patients with restricted hippocampal damage have limited retrograde amnesia covering a few years prior to the onset of amnesia. Patients with large medial temporal lobe damage have extensive retrograde amnesia covering decades.

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