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Memory deficits: Social costs.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2006 (English)In: Memory and Society: Psychological Perspectives, Psychology Press, Hove, UK , 2006, 171-174 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This chapter summarizes the section about practical consequences of various forms of memory deficits and the costs involved, both with respect to the individual and his or her family and with respect to the society. Memory deficits occurring in normal aging and pathological changes in old age, memory deficits that are related to dyslexia, working memory problems in everyday cognition, problems in executive functions chronic alcoholics, and Korsakoff amnesics. This chapter also includes a description of memory failures and their causes in everyday life and the rehabilitation of memory in everyday life. The chapter authors in this section of the book are: Fergus I.M. Craik, Ingvar Lundberg, Robert L. Logie and Sergio Della Sala, Masaru Mimura, Douglas Herrmann, Michael M. Gruneberg, Steve Fiori, Jonathan W. Schooler and Rebecca Torres, and Barbara A. Wilson.

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Psychology Press, Hove, UK , 2006. 171-174 p.
Keyword [en]
aging, dyslexia, rehabilitation
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-20440ISBN: 978-1841696140OAI: diva2:186966
Available from: 2007-11-23 Created: 2007-11-23Bibliographically approved

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