While Driving Home From School Kevin Was Struck By A Truck That Accidentally Ran A Red Light Due To Change


While driving home from school, Kevin was struck by a truck that accidentally ran a red light due to change

blindness. Witnesses said that the truck driver was at fault. Kevin’s doctor and lawyer later reported that Kevin begin experiencing anterograde amnesia, and sued the truck company. The truck company had a Psychologist test Kevin’s memory and found that after a list of words, Kevin could not report any of them. When asked to complete stems (like S L _ _ _) 5 minutes later, Kevin never used any words from the list he studied earlier. Kevin also failed to recall any items on a free recall test 5 minutes after that. Based on the testing, what is the conclusion regarding if Kevin had amnesia?

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