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What's the difference between anterograde and retrograde amnesia?
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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
7 doctors agree
In brief: After vs before
Anterograde amnesia is difficulty remembering things since the injury, hence it is a sign that the centers to encode new memories may not be functioning.
Retrograde amnesia is difficulty remembering things that occurred before the injury, and is more of a sign of difficulty in retrieving old memories.

In brief: After vs before
Anterograde amnesia is difficulty remembering things since the injury, hence it is a sign that the centers to encode new memories may not be functioning.
Retrograde amnesia is difficulty remembering things that occurred before the injury, and is more of a sign of difficulty in retrieving old memories.
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Amnesia
Antigrade amnesia is an inability to lay down new memory traces, from the time of a brain insult forward.
Retrograde amnesia is the loss of memory from the time of brain insult backwards in time.

In brief: Amnesia
Antigrade amnesia is an inability to lay down new memory traces, from the time of a brain insult forward.
Retrograde amnesia is the loss of memory from the time of brain insult backwards in time.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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