Inability to form new memories for facts and events after the onset of amnesia.
Process by which a memory trace is stabilized and transformed into a more durable form.
The fading of memories with the passage of time.
Conscious memories for facts and events.
Loss of autobiographical memories from a period in the past in the absence of brain injury or disease.
Process by which information gets into memory.
Other memories get in the way of retrieving a desired memory
Medial temporal lobes
Inner region of the temporal lobes that includes the hippocampus.
Process by which information is accessed from memory and utilized.
Inability to retrieve memories for facts and events acquired before the onset of amnesia.
Temporally graded retrograde amnesia
Inability to retrieve memories from just prior to the onset of amnesia with intact memory for more remote events.