Neuropsychological Impairments of Short-Term Memory

Neuropsychological Impairments of Short-Term Memory

by Giuseppe Vallar

This work summarizes the empirical and theoretical work on impairments of short-term memory.See more details below


This work summarizes the empirical and theoretical work on impairments of short-term memory.

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Cambridge University Press
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List of contributors; Acknowledgements; General introduction; Part I. The Functional Architecture of Auditory-Verbal (Phonological) Short-Term Memory and its Neural Correlates: 1. The impairment of auditory-verbal short-term storage Tim Shallice and Giuseppe Vallar; 2. The development of the concept of working memory: implications and contributions of neuropsychology Alan D. Baddeley; 3. Multiple phonological representations and verbal short-term memory Frances J. Friedrich; 4. Electrophysiological measures of short-term memory Arnold Starr, Geoffrey Barrett, Hillel Pratt, Henry J. Michalewski and Julie V. Patterson; Part II. Phonological Short-Term Memory and Other Levels of Information Processing: Studies in Brain-Damaged Patients with Defective Phonological Memory: 5. Auditory and lexical information sources in immediate recall: evidence from a patient with deficit to the phonological short-term store Rita Sloan Berndt and Charlotte C. Mitchum; 6. Neuropsychological evidence for lexical involvement in short-term memory Eleanor M. Saffran and Nadine Martin; 7. Auditory-verbal span of apprehension: a phenomenon in search of a function? Rosaleen A. McCarthy and Elizabeth K. Warrington; 8. Short-term retention without short-term memory Brian Butterworth, Tim Shallice and Frances L. Watson; Part III. Short-Term Memory Studies in Different Populations (Children, Elderly, Amnesics) and of Different Short-Term Memory Systems: 9. Developmental fractionation of working memory Graham J. Hitch; 10. Adult age differences in working memory Fergus I. M. Craik, Robin G. Morris and Mary L. Gick; 11. Lipreading, neuropsychology and immediate memory Ruth Campbell; 12. Memory without rehearsal David Howard and Sue Franklin; 13. The extended present: evidence from time estimation by amnesics and normals Marcel Kinsbourne and Robert E. Hicks; Part IV. Phonological Short-Term Memory and Sentence Comprehension: 14. Short-term memory and language comprehension: a critical review of the neuropsychological literature David Caplan and Gloria S. Waters; 15. Neuropsychological evidence on the role of short-term memory in sentence processing Randi C. Martin; 16. Short-term memory impairment and sentence processing: a case study Eleanor M. Saffran and Nadine Martin; 17. Phonological processing and sentence comprehension: a neuropsychological case study Giuseppe Vallar, Anna Basso and Gabriela Bottini; 18. Working memory and comprehension of spoken sentences: investigation of children with reading disorder Stephen Crain, Donald Shankweiler, Paul Macaruso and Eva Bar-Shalom; Name index; Subject index.

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