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Unformatted text preview: acts or events must pass before being permanently stored in memory. If it is damaged, no new informa<on can enter memory ‐ although older informa<on which has already passed through buffer may be safe. •  Reconsolida<on 5 2/25/09 Retrograde amnesia oken shows a gradient: memory for older events (1950’s) is befer than memory for newer events (1980’s) Public Events Recall Amnesic Control Famous Faces Recall Percent Correct 80 Decade 50 Percent Correct 80 Decade 40 Amnesics worse than controls Damage to hpc = Memory that was s<ll in hpc “buffer”got lost before it could be consolidated into permanent memory elsewhere in the brain Rey‐Osterrieth Figure 6 2/25/09 H.M. & mul<ple memory systems •  Explicit memory: have conscious recall for –  Medial temporal lobe structures (hpc, rhinal cortex, diencephalon (MD thalamus) –  Impaired explicit = amnesia •  Implicit memory: not conscious/ difficult to explain how learned (e.g. bike riding, s<ck shik, shoelaces) –  Dependent on many different brain structures Different types of learning & memory rely on di...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2009 for the course PSYC PSYC2 taught by Professor Aimeewilson during the Winter '09 term at UCSD.

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