TEMPORAL GRADIENT

a trend of retrograde amnesia marked by greater loss of memory for occurrences from the recent past than for occurrences from long ago.

TEMPORAL GRADIENT: "The temporal gradient explains why many victims of trauma or head injury incur such memory problems."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TEMPORAL GRADIENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/temporal-gradient/ (accessed February 21, 2020).
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