Lecture 11 - oct 7

Lecture 11 - oct 7 - Oct. 7, 2010 Lecture 11 - Memory rest...

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Lecture 11 - Memory rest tired asleep wake dream slumber night - rest was frst word saw thereFore consistent with primacy eFFect - recency eFFect write down last word you saw - asleep was not there. ... - we wrote it down - this is how the semantic network Functions - word sleep in memory became activated because all the surrounding concepts were activated - “False memory” - miss remember things - think someone said something they didn’t - Forget where we heard or learned inFo; source monitoring defcit - President Ragen: gave interview where started talking about days in air-Force even though he never was in the air-Force but he played a soldier when he was an actor and he Forgot it was just a character but he registered it as him - someone tells you a movie is good and you Forget who told you Controversy: - memories that people report being abused as children and they Forget about these memories For many many years and only recover them in “False memory syndrome - don;t believe its real” - “recovery oF memories” - those who believe it is real and they really were abused - some people had traumatic experiences as children; some Forgot about these experiences and remember them later - some people didn’t have these traumatic experiences but as adults become convinced that they did - do we use questionable techniques and implant suggestions? - trying to help patient to remember past. ... - when asked to visualize all these things “how would they have done it, what would they have told you?” - they can’t distinguish idea From the real event - under hypnosis people aren’t in regular mind state - problem with “recovered” memories: how could they have been suppressed and remain dormant For so long - iF you witness some heinous event (in army), the images are repressed -most people don’t repress the memory but some do - supposed cases oF “recovered” memories there was overwhelming evidence that the abuse could NOT have happened - either the perpetrator had died by that time that the person claimed so, or the uncle
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Lecture 11 - oct 7 - Oct. 7, 2010 Lecture 11 - Memory rest...

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