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The neural basis of autobiographical memory deficits in transient epileptic amnesia.

Abstract:

Transient epileptic amnesia (TEA) is a recently recognized form of temporal lobe epilepsy which is often associated with persistent interictal impairment of autobiographical memory. We used fMRI to investigate the neural basis of this deficit. Eleven patients with TEA, who had no significant deficits on standard tests of anterograde memory, and 17 age and IQ matched healthy controls retrieved memories from across the lifespan. Both groups engaged the autobiographical memory network, but activ...

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Butler, CR More by this author
Benattayallah, A More by this author
Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
50
Issue:
14
Pages:
3528-3541
Publication date:
2012-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
URN:
uuid:c1db7472-a91b-4008-940b-19a1319048c3
Source identifiers:
354103
Local pid:
pubs:354103

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