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ForgettingAmnesia - Forgetting & Amnesia 1. Mechanisms of...

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Forgetting & Amnesia 1. Mechanisms of Forgetting 1. Decay, interference, and repression 2. Retrieval failure; recovered memories 2. Photographic (eidetic) Memory 3. Neuroscience of Memory 1. Amnesia: retrograde & anterograde 2. Hippocampus & cortex 3. The case of H.M. Forgetting ± forgetting = the loss in accessibility of previously stored information ± decay = memories are forgotten spontaneously with the passage of time ± retroactive interference = the formation of new memories hurts the retrieval of older memories ± proactive interference = existing memories hurt the formation of new memories ± repression
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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ForgettingAmnesia - Forgetting & Amnesia 1. Mechanisms of...

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