The impact of verbal memory encoding and consolidation deficits during recovery from moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury.

TitleThe impact of verbal memory encoding and consolidation deficits during recovery from moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsWright, MJ, Schmitter-Edgecombe M
JournalThe Journal of head trauma rehabilitation
Volume26
Issue3
Pagination182-91
Date Published2011 May-Jun
ISSN1550-509X
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Amnesia, Brain Injuries, Brain Injury, Chronic, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Learning Disorders, Male, Mental Recall, Middle Aged, Neuropsychological Tests, Retention (Psychology), Serial Learning, Transfer (Psychology), Verbal Learning, Young Adult
Abstract

Encoding and consolidation deficits appear to account for verbal memory impairment following traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is unknown whether these abilities vary during TBI recovery. We sought to determine the pattern and impact of verbal encoding and consolidation deficits following TBI.

DOI10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01677.x
Alternate JournalJ Head Trauma Rehabil