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Long-term Declarative  Memory in Parkinson  Although, Parkinson's disease (PD) often leads to dementia, PD patients who  do not develop dementia still show deficits in long-term memory (Kensinger,  Shearer, Locascio, Growdon, and Corkin, 2003; Sagar, Sullivan, Gabrieli,  Corkin, and Growdon, 1988). There is strong consensus that recall memory is  impaired in nondemented PD patients (Brown and Marsden, 1990; Cooper,  Sagar, Sullivan, 1993; Sahakian, 1988), but the status of recognition memory  is controversial. Recognition memory is subserved by two processes  according to dual-process models of memory: a) recollection - a vivid, clear  memory of an item with the contextual details associated with it (subserved by  prefrontal cortex, parietal cortex, and hippocampus proper), and b) familiarity -  an intuitive feeling that the stimulus has been encountered recently without 
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