Predictors of prospective memory deficit post TBI identified by researchers

12 agosto 2014

Predictors of prospective memory impairment after traumatic brain injury been identified by scientists. This is the first study to examine the role of rule monitoring, an executive function, post-TBI. Prospective memory refers to the ability to remember events that will occur in the future, i.e., a doctor’s appointment; a medication schedule. This ability, also referred to as ‘remembering to remember’ is often impaired following TBI, creating challenges in performance of activities of daily living.