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definitions for the second term test and second half of exam

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University of Toronto St. George
Michael Inzlicht

Chapter 7 Memory Removed HMs hippocampus to stop seizures and resulted in loss of long term memory processing Thinking is fine; can hold a normal conversation as long as theres no distractions; learns new things Task: trace star while watching hand in a mirror 10x each of the 3 days improved Therefore: can learn new motor skills Memory: the capacity of the nervous system to acquire and retain usable skills and knowledge, allowing living organisms to benefit from experience Modal memory model: 3 stage memory system that involves sensory memory, short-term memory and long-term memory Remember millions of pieces of information, from trivial to vital; entire sense of self is that which we know from our memories, from our recollection of personal experiences Memories are often incomplete, biased, and distorted Many sides to every story because each person stores and retrieves memory for the event in distinctive ways Memory is a story that can be subtly altered through telling and retellings Late 1960s, most psychologists viewed memory as a form of information processing (computer) o 3 stage memory system: sensory memory, short term, long term
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