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Unformatted text preview: ory: Ebbinghaus’s major contributions: 1) Rely on objective measurement 2) Control the experimental stimuli 3) Use statistics to assess results 3 2) Neuropsychological Studies Examine the effects of brain damage on memory performance (e.g., Brenda Milner, Patient HM, 1957) famous patient- many seizures-killing brain cells grandmother of memory research didnt respond to medications * Evidence for distinct cognitive functions * Determine which brain regions are necessary for memory 3) Neuroimaging Studies Examine the neural correlates of memory using methods such as Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), Event Related Potentials (ERP) * Evidence for distinct cognitive functions * Determine which brain regions are involved in memory 4 Review: Early Models of Memory 1) The Classical Model Encoding Memory Storage Retrieval 2) The James Model (1890) ‐ secondary memory holds a large amount of information for a long time ‐ primary memory holds less information for a short time, and is associated with conscious awareness Primary Memory Secondary Memory conscious awareness 5 3) The Modal Model (Atkinson & Shiffrin, 1971) Sensory Store Short Term Store Long Term Store 6...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 130 taught by Professor Walsh? during the Winter '11 term at UC Davis.

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