Class Notes - 10-29-07

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Psychology – Class Notes – 10/29/07 MEMORY LECTURE #2 Assignment Essay APA format – American Psychological Association On the website – also on the psychology department Clive Wearing – The patient in the video Flow of events of how memories can come to be stored long term START: Information from environment Sensory Register (transfers to short term memory, or is forgotten) Short Term Memory (transfers to long term memory, or is forgotten) Long Term Memory (LTM is retrieved and brought to short term memory temporarily) Forgetting is more adaptive than remembering –we could never reliably remember everything Short term memory – reflects our conscious, willful information processing Talking about Clive Wearing – In-Class Video – 10/26/07 What area of the brain might be damaged? o Hippocampus (1 on left hemisphere, 1 on right hemisphere) Declarative memory Damage to tissue surrounding the hippocampus in each hemisphere o Amygdala o Our memory is emotionally related/linked Aside from absolutely no new memories formed, he has also has emotion regulation problems. How might it affect daily living?
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Sarahconklin during the Fall '07 term at Allegheny.

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