PLA 4 - PLA #4 Written Assignment A 1. Memory is your...

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PLA #4 Written Assignment A 1. Memory is your brain’s ability to recall information. Short-term memory (STM) is memory information that is available to consciousness for roughly 20 to 30 seconds, also called working memory. Long-term memory (LTM) is memory for facts, images, thoughts, feelings, skills, and experiences that may last as long as a lifetime. An example of a short-term memory task is remembering a set of words in a list for a short while. An example of a long-term memory is remembering a specific event that happened in your lifetime, like a dance or a birthday party. 2. After reading “Memories of Things Unseen,” I have concluded that eye witnesses testifying in court may not be the best evidence. People can make up false memories and perceive things differently than what is actually happening. These false memories can be created through suggestion, allowing someone to think they witnessed something that never actually happened. If this happens in a case where an eye-witness is supposed to identify a suspect, their memory can be
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PLA 4 - PLA #4 Written Assignment A 1. Memory is your...

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