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

 

Respond to both scenarios below:

A.      You assess an individual in the early stages of Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (DAT). Assuming that you see a pattern of performance on each of these measures that is typical for DAT, what would you expect to say regarding encoding and retrieval abilities for each of these measures?

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

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