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Unformatted text preview: 4/12/2010 1 Long term memory Note: On the syllabus, this lecture is titled, “Episodic and Semantic Memory.” I’ve changed the title because the topics covered are broader than that. Today: LTM systems Explicit memory Episodic Semantic Implicit memory Procedural Priming Evidence for distinct memory systems from clinical disorders 2 Sensory Memory Decay Working Memory Response Rehearsal Encoding Retrieval Long-Term Memory Adapted from Fig 5.1 Leahey & Harris, 2001 Attention Long term memory 3 Long term memory systems Explicit memory Implicit memory Episodic memory Semantic memory Classical conditioning Habituation Sensitization Priming Procedural memory Emotional memory Explicit Memory Also known as declarative or conscious memory Properties: memory consciously recalled or “declared” can use it to directly respond to a question 5 Long term memory systems Explicit memory Implicit memory Episodic memory Semantic memory Classical conditioning Habituation Sensitization Priming Procedural memory Emotional memory 4/12/2010 2 Episodic Memory Memory tied to your own personal experiences Examples: What did you have for lunch? Did you go to discussion section this week? Have you ever met a movie star? Why are these explicit or declarative memories? Because you can consciously (explicitly) state (declare) your answers to these questions 7 Semantic Memory Memory not tied to personal events General facts and definitions about the world Examples: who was George Washington? what is a cloud? what date does Independence Day fall on? These are explicit memories because you can describe what you know about them 8 Information in LTM is organized in schemas (plural = schemata) 9 What is a schema?...
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