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Accelerated long-term forgetting can become apparent within 3-8 hours of wakefulness in patients with transient epileptic amnesia.

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OBJECTIVE: Accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) is typically defined as a memory disorder in which information that is learned and retained normally over standard intervals (∼30 min) is forgotten at an abnormally rapid rate thereafter. ALF has been reported, in particular, among patients with transient epileptic amnesia (TEA). Previous work in TEA has revealed ALF 24 hr - 1 week after initial memory acquisition. It is unclear, however, if ALF observed 24 hr after acquisition reflects (a) an...

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10.1037/neu0000114

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuropsychology
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
117-125
Publication date:
2015-01-05
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EISSN:
1931-1559
ISSN:
0894-4105
URN:
uuid:03134303-b1d1-4f86-8c36-14c25261157e
Source identifiers:
503347
Local pid:
pubs:503347
Language:
English

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