TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 2 Part X

TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 2 Part X - March 7 2008 P s y c...

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Unformatted text preview: March 7, 2008 [ P s y c h o lo g y ] Thalamus Formation of new memories and spatial and working memory Cortex Encoding of explicit memories; storage of episodic and semantic memories; skill learning; priming; working memory Retrograde Amnesia – Loss of memory for events before a brain injury; backward acting amnesia Anterograde Amnesia – Inability to form new memories after a brain injury; forward acting amnesia. Alzheimer’s disease – A progressive mental deterioration that occurs most commonly in later life; the most noticeable early symptoms are disturbances in memory. Cognition – Mental activities involved in acquiring, storing, retrieving, and using knowledge Mental Image – Mental representation of previously stored sensory experience including visual, auditory, olfactory, tactile, motor, or gustatory Concepts – Mental representation of a group or category that shares similar characteristics...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..

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TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 2 Part X - March 7 2008 P s y c...

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