. . . and memory lapses
Memory lapses of schizophrenic patients may represent not a disturbance specific to their mental disorder, but a lack of mental effort.
Fletcher, P.C., et al. 1998. Brain activations in schizophrenia during a graded memory task studied with functional neuroimaging. Archives of General Psychiatry 55(November):1001.
Paul C. Fletcher
Institute of Neurology
Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology
2 Queen Square
London WCIN 3BG
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 23, December 5, 1998, p. 367. Copyright Ó 1998 by Science Service.
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