Memory - Chapter 7: Memory Patient H.M.- severe epilepsy...

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Chapter 7: Memory Patient H.M.- severe epilepsy Had to remove part of his hippocampus Lost ability for form new memories What is memory The capacity to encode, store, and retrieve information Types of memory Explicit Memory o Conscious effort to recover information ! What you had for dinner last night Implicit Memory o Availability of information through memory without conscious effort ! Catching a ball ! Classical conditioning o Noticing that something is out of place/missing Declarative Memory o Cognitive information retrieved from explicit memory ! Memory for information such as facts or events Procedural memory o A type of implicit memory. Involves motor skills and habits ! Driving Memory Processes Encoding o Mental representation is formed in memory Storage o Retention of encoded material Retrieval o Recovery of stored information Sensory memory " working memory " long term memory Short Term Memory
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course PSYCH 001 taught by Professor Benbassi during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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