Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates

Reinkemeier M, Markowitsch HJ, Rauch M, Kessler J (1997)
NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA 35(5): 677-684.

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Reinkemeier, M; Markowitsch, Hans J.UniBi; Rauch, M; Kessler, J
Abstract / Bemerkung
The case of a patient with selective left hemispheric medial and lateral temporal lobe damage is described. The patient was of slightly supra-average intelligence and had no problems in normal memory functions, but was severely anemic with respect to people's names. One month post-onset, this deficit held for names of colleagues and friends she had gotten to know during the last 10 years prior to the infarct and for all names confronted with post-infarct. On the other hand, learning of face-name associations was preserved and was independent of the ability to generate context-specific information for the subjects whose names were requested. The results support the existence of category-specific naming impairments, and, moreover, indicate a deficit that has to be differentiated with regard to memory systems. A time-limited, but prolonged engagement of interconnected left medial and adjacent lateral temporal lobe structures in ecphory is stressed for context-restricted information such as proper names. (C) 1997 Elsevier Science Ltd.
memory systems; lateral; temporal lobe; positron-emission-tomography; category-specific anemia; medial temporal lobe
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Reinkemeier M, Markowitsch HJ, Rauch M, Kessler J. Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA. 1997;35(5):677-684.
Reinkemeier, M., Markowitsch, H. J., Rauch, M., & Kessler, J. (1997). Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA, 35(5), 677-684. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0028-3932(96)00120-0
Reinkemeier, M., Markowitsch, H. J., Rauch, M., and Kessler, J. (1997). Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA 35, 677-684.
Reinkemeier, M., et al., 1997. Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA, 35(5), p 677-684.
M. Reinkemeier, et al., “Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates”, NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA, vol. 35, 1997, pp. 677-684.
Reinkemeier, M., Markowitsch, H.J., Rauch, M., Kessler, J.: Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA. 35, 677-684 (1997).
Reinkemeier, M, Markowitsch, Hans J., Rauch, M, and Kessler, J. “Differential impairments in recalling people's names: A case study in search of neuroanatomical correlates”. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA 35.5 (1997): 677-684.

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