disruption in the ability to process a particular kind of semantic information, such as difficulty recognizing objects (a form of visual) or understanding the meaning of spoken words (a form of auditory)
memory loss, often due to brain damage or disease
the inability to form new episodic and semantic memories, although older memories may be preserved largely intact
the areas of the cerebral cortex that are involved in associating information within and across sensory modalities.
a group of brain structures near the base of the frontal lobe that may be important in modulating hippocampal function and therefore in regulating new memory formation
a length of time during which new episodic memories are vulnerable and easily lost or altered