memory CHp 13

memory CHp 13 - o Long term memory vs. short term memory o...

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o Long term memory vs. short term memory o Remember beginning, end, forget middle (short term) Consolidate beginning into LTM Recent is still in STM Interference in pairs recall in the middle. o Short term memory Short term memory sheds light on long term memory Short term memory is like consciousness Rapidly changing Limited capacity and limited duration Must be focused Inofmriaton doesn’t not stick around for long time Ability neural network has to keep informaiton active Verbal,tactile, spatial. Perceptual area activated and automatically reactivated Neurons have back to back action potential Neurons work in loops Short term memory – loop of neurons feed into each other Prefrontal cortex Essential for short term memory If damaged, disrupts performance on matching to sample taks using stimuli Rehearsal Prefrontal cortex Supplementeary Motor Area Cerebellum Inferior parietal lobe o Retrograde – cannot remember events prior to brain damage
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSYC 326 taught by Professor Chambers,lavond during the Spring '05 term at USC.

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