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HELP urgent! Biological Psych University Question 

 

RMT is a verbal retrograde memory test that specifically measures how strategically organised an individual’s childhood memories are. VPA is an anterograde verbal episodic memory test, which specifically measures how well an individual relates arbitrary pieces of information together. 

 

Respond to both scenarios below:

A.    You assess an individual with bilateral mesial temporal lobe damage as a result of suffering herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) at 50 years of age. Assuming that you see a pattern of performance on each of these measures that is typical for HSE, what would you expect to say regarding encoding and retrieval abilities for each of these measures? 

B.    You assess an adult with recent bilateral damage to the dorsal medial nuclei (DMN). Assuming that you see a pattern of performance on each of these measures that is typical for bilateral DMN damage, what would you expect to say regarding encoding and retrieval abilities for each of these measures?

 

200 word limit / 10 marks

 

 

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