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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY270H1
Professor
Gillian Rowe
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 6 Anterograde Amnesia for events that occur after an injurythat is, the inability to form new memories. Compare amnesia to retrograde amnesiathe inability to remember information from the past. Childhoodinfantile Inability to remember events from ones own childhood. Maybe due to language development or amnesia immature parts of the brain Classical A procedure in which pairing a neutral stimulus with a stimulus that elicits a response causes the conditioning neutral stimulus to elicit that response. Conceptual Priming that occurs when the enhancement caused by a priming stimulus is based on the meaning of priming the stimulus. For example, presentation of the word furniture causing a faster response to later presentation of the word chair. Declarative memory Memory that involves conscious recollections of events or facts that we have learned in the past. Episodic memory Memory for specific events that have happened to the person having the memory. These events are usually remembered as a personal experience that occurred at a particular time and place. Episodic and semantic memory together make up declarative memory. Explicit memory Memory that involves conscious recollections of events or facts that we have learned in the past. Also called declarative memory or conscious memory. Implicit memory Memory that occurs when an experience affects a persons behavior, even though the person is not aware that he or she has had the experience. Also called nondeclarative memory. Korsakoffs A condition caused by prolonged vitamin B1 deficiency that leads to destruction of areas on the syndrome frontal and temporal lobes that causes severe impairments in memory. Longterm A memory mechanism that can hold large amounts of information for long periods of time. Long memory (LTM) term memory is one of the stages in the modal model of memory. Mental time travel According to Tulving, the defining property of the experience of episodic memory, in which a person travels back in time in his or her mind to reexperience events that happened in the past. See also Selfknowing. Nondeclarative Memory that occurs when an experience affects a persons behavior, even though the person is not memory aware that he or she has had the experience. Permastore Some well-learned information can last permanently Transient global Last for less than a day; often no clear precipitation factor nor other neurological deficits; cause amnesia unclear; memory for more than a few minutes in the past typically impaired A change in response to a stimulus caused by the previous presentation of the same or a similar Priming stimulus. Procedural Memory for how to carry out highly practiced skills. Procedural memory is a type of implicit memory because although people can carry out a skilled behavior, they often cannot explain exactly memory how they are able to do so. Propaganda effect People are more likely to rate statements they have read or heard before as being true, just because of prior exposure to the statements. www.notesolution.com
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