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The role of semantic knowledge in short-term memory.

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In this paper we examine the role of stored semantic knowledge in recall from short-term memory. We assessed the performance of a patient (FK), who showed a consistent lack of semantic knowledge for some words ('unknown') but not others ('known') on a range of serial recall tasks using both spoken and written words. Overall, FK was significantly better at recalling lists of known compared with unknown words. His recall of unknown words was characterized by numerous phonological errors, such a...

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10.1093/neucas/8.1.13

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Neurocase
Volume:
8
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
13-27
Publication date:
2002
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EISSN:
1465-3656
ISSN:
1355-4794
URN:
uuid:baa7b5e7-37d6-4037-ab77-56c0204d2224
Source identifiers:
311385
Local pid:
pubs:311385

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