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Introduction to Psychology PSYC 1001, Section E Monday, December 1, 2008 Memory , Part IV (Ch. 7) Language (Ch. 8 – up to p.325)
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Today’s class (Objectives) Ch. 7: Memory (Part IV) What’s in Memory? Ch. 8: Language Final Examination Covers: Ch. 5, 6, 7, and 8 (up to and including p.325 ) Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008 Time : 7:00 – 10:00 pm Location: Raven’s Nest (Athletics Building)
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Memory Systems What kinds of information do we have in memory? Explicit vs. Implicit Memory Explicit Memory Implicit Memory Memory of which we are aware Memory of which we are unaware Intentional remembering Unintentional remembering Conscious memory; Influenced by retrieval cues Unconscious memory; Retrieval cues aren’t helpful Affected by amnesia, age, drugs, time, interference Unaffected by amnesia, age, drugs, time, interference
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Memory Systems Are there multiple memory systems ? Declarative vs. Procedural Memory Declarative Memory Procedural Memory Memory for facts Memory for actions, “how to” skills , operations, conditioned responses Explicit memory (conscious) Implicit memory (unconscious) You’ve learned something AND can talk (and answer questions) about it You’ve learned something BUT can’t talk directly (or answer questions) about it
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Declarative vs. Procedural Memory: Neural Bases H.M. J.K. Impaired declarative memory with intact procedural memory Impaired procedural memory with intact declarative memory Couldn’t form new explicit memories, but performed well on tests of implicit memory Impaired ability to perform tasks he had done all his life, but spared recall of explicit events Surgically removed hippocampal formation, perihippocampal region & amygdala (bilaterally) Damage to basal ganglia (midbrain nuclei) – Parkinson’s disease
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Declarative Memory Procedural Memory
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Memory Systems Prospective vs. Retrospective Memory Retrospective Memory Prospective Memory Remembering events from the past ; previously learned information Remembering to perform actions in the future Influencing factors: Influencing factors: - Habitual vs. Infrequent - Availability of a cue Past Future
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Language (Ch. 8) Psycholinguistics: A branch of psychology devoted to the study of verbal behaviour
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