Improving Recall in a Person With Dementia Investigating the Effectiveness of Memory Priming and Spaced Retrieval in an Older Adult With Dementia

The authors report their study involving a memory-enhancement procedure called memory priming (MP) with a 95 year old individual with dementia. The authors report results provide initial evidence for the utility of MP followed by spaced retrieval for enhancing the recall and retention of meaningful information.

Fiksdal, Britta L., Houlihan, Daniel, and Buchanan, Jeffrey A. (2012). Improving Recall in a Person With Dementia Investigating the Effectiveness of Memory Priming and Spaced Retrieval in an Older Adult With Dementia. Clinical Case Studies, 11, 393-405.

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Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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