lecture12 Memory Systems Part I

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Lecture 12: Memory Systems Part I Psych 123 Cognitive Neuroscience
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“Memento”
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Modal Model of Memory Short-term Long-term Memory is a single system along a continuum. Sensory memory Short-term memory Long-term memory Memory can be divided into multiple, discreet systems. Unimodal Model of Memory
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Theory of Multiple Memory Systems Memory is not a single brain system, but multiple systems with different psychological functions and different underlying brain structures.
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Squire’s Theory of Multiple Memory Systems
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Systems Function Operate Region Working Memory hold info online explicit prefrontal cortex Procedural Memory how to implicit basal ganglia Priming (PRS) facilitation implicit primary sensory cortex Semantic Memory Facts; general knowledge implicit/ explicit inferior/anterior temporal lobe Episodic Memory personal events explicit hippocampus; MTL Tulving’s Theory of Multiple Memory Systems
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A Memory System is not: - process ; e.g., encoding, storage, retrieval. - task ; e.g., recognition, free recall. - form (subsystems) ; e.g., memory for numbers, faces, smells. - expression (or operation) ; e.g., conscious (explicit) or unconscious (implicit). (sometimes used to distinguish nondeclarative and declarative memory systems)
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A Memory System is: - includes all 3 processes and a variety of forms or subsystems. Episodic memories are encoded, stored, and retrieved. -
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