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    Very Long Retention Intervals
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    Long-term Autobiographical  Retention Semantic Memory People Facts Episodic Memory
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    Very Long Term Retention of  Personal Information
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    Very Long-Term Retention of  Academic Information
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    Long-term Retention Semantic Memory Episodic Memory
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    Constructing Episodic  Autobiographical Function Use cue word method to probe memory. Record the age at which each event  occurred.
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    Autobiographical Retention 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 61-70 51-60 41-50 31-40 21-30 11-20 1-10 Age of Subjects at Time of Event Number of Memories Per Decade
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    Autobiographical Memory A retention function for old memories has three  main features: Recency : Older memories are less likely to be recalled than more recent ones reminiscence bump  consisting of a  surprisingly large number of memories  coming from ages 10-30, particularly between  15 and 25 Childhood amnesia  for the first five years of  life
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 830:303 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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