Memory - Memory Memory Demonstration REST 1 TIRED AWAKE...

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1 Memory 1 Memory Demonstration REST TIRED AWAKE DREAM SNORE BED EAT
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2 SLUMBER SOUND COMFORT WAKE NIGHT Write down as many as you can How many of you wrote down "REST"? "REST" was the first word you saw. This is consistent with the PRIMACY effect of memory How many of you wrote down "NIGHT"?
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"NIGHT" was the last word you saw. This is consistent with the RECENCY effect of memory How many of you wrote down "AARDVARK"? How many of you wrote down "SLEEP"? Memory "Record keeping" vs. "Constructivist" Theories of memory How many kinds of memory are there? How do we remember? How do we store memories? (And where? What gets stored? Why?) How do we retrieve memories? 2 Some phenomena that a theory of memory needs to account for: Déjà vu Jamais vu Amnesias • Retrograde (forget some part of the past) • Anterograde (inability to store new memories) • Episodic (post-traumatic amnesia ? amnesia for a particular episode) Hypernesia 3 5 After Operation • No significant personality changes • No change in general intelligence, attention span, concentration or reasoning ability • Accurate and full recall of old events • Preservation of early memories and technical skills No memory for any post-surgical event Does memory reside in the hippocampus? 6
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Memory - Memory Memory Demonstration REST 1 TIRED AWAKE...

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