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Department
Psychology
Course
PS102
Professor
Don Morgenson
Semester
Winter

Description
Memory Lecture 2/26/2013 6:38:00 AM 23 questions memory 27 questions from chapter 9 cortex sorts out important memories. When sleeping your memory is greatly enhanced. Frontal lobes are activated for memory. Damage to the hippocampus wil cause memory loss (older memories will last but recent memories are lost). Hippocampus is like a loading dock. Where the brain registers memontarily, these files are then shifted to another store room, taken from the hippocampus elsewhere. Encoding is TERRIBLY important. Everyone is a semantic encoder (encoding facts).  1. Encode  2. Store the memory  3. Retrieve it Types of memory:  1. Episodic Memory – Remembering what you had for dinner. What you were doing during reading week and where you were  2. Semantic Memory – General information. The material you studied last month. “the definition of wisdom” “I know that…  3. Procedural Memory – How to do ce
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