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Accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) and the role of sleep in memory consolidation

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Accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) is a recently described memory impairment associated with epilepsy. Patients with ALF appear to learn and initially retain new information normally, but forget it at an accelerated rate over subsequent days. ALF can have a profound impact on the lives of the people who suffer from it, but it is also of theoretical interest. In particular, the study of this disorder may provide insight into the mechanisms of memory consolidation. ALF is especially prevale...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Brain and Cognition Laboratory
Oxford college:
New College
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Atherton, K
Grant:
RQYA0
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-07-10

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