Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Autobiographical Memory, Caudate Nucleus, Method Of Loci
6 individuals who have what is being called super autobiographical. What is superior autobiographical memory: can recall every memory from each day in their life, encoding and storing information differently (categorizing) Caudate nucleus significantly larger (connected to ocd) Any strategy used to help in your ability to remember information. Examples: chunking, method of loci, acronyms, acrostics. Remembers every card in ten decks of cards by only looking at them for 20 minutes: special technique categorizes each card into a specific picture and places he"s been (method of loci) Memory improvement technique to help visualize items. Imagine a physical environment with a sequence of distinct landmarks. For example rooms in your house etc. To remember a list of items, you then take a stroll through that familiar environment and link an item with the location in your environment. Deese roediger mcdermott effect listing a word that wasn"t there.