Chapter 6-Long-Term Memory - Long-Term Memory: Basic...

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Unformatted text preview: Long-Term Memory: Basic Principles Chapter 6 Introduction Archive Subject to _________ Importance of sleep Generally considered a permanent memory store The permanent memory store accessed after a considerable gap between the presentation of a stimulus and its recall Some scientists believe that information is stored permanently, while others argue that with time memory pathways will physically deteriorate over time defines reality for each of us Capacity unlimited Works with __________ memory What is LTM? LTM described as an Archive where storage from few moments ago to our first memories Tend to lose specific, detailed information with time Not only an archive b/c it works with working memory Tulvings Model Declarative Memory Implicit Memory or Nondeclarative Memory Declarative Memory Stores facts and events Subject to __________, requires repetition 2 Types Episodic (memories of events in our lives) Semantic (memories for facts) Distinguish on basis of type of information remembered, or type of experience associated with each Episodic versus Semantic Episodic Info: Memory of past or future events Experience: mental time travel; Tulving describes experience of episodic memory as self-knowing or remembering Examples Autobiographical Memories Memory for events personally experienced Gives individuals a sense of identity Semantic Knowledge, factual or conceptual; Tulving describes...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 4370 taught by Professor Traver during the Spring '07 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Chapter 6-Long-Term Memory - Long-Term Memory: Basic...

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