Long Term Memory

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  • TYPES OF LONG-TERM MEMORY
    • Episodic Memory
      • Long term store for personal events
        • When
        • People
        • Places
        • Behaviours involved
        • Retrieved consciously
      • Semantic Memory
        • Long term store for our knowledge of the world
          • Facts
          • Knowledge of what words mean
          • Knowledge of what concepts mean
          • Not time stamped
    • Semantic Memory
      • Long term store for our knowledge of the world
        • Facts
        • Knowledge of what words mean
        • Knowledge of what concepts mean
        • Not time stamped
    • Procedural Memory
      • Long term store for our knowledge of how to do things
        • Learned skills
        • Recall without conscious awareness
        • Not time stamped
    • 3)Cohen and Squire (1980) divided LTM into 2
      • Declarative
        • Memories that can be consciously recalled
          • Episodic Memory
          • Semantic Memory
      • Non-declarative
        • Memories that aren't consciously recalled
          • Procedural memory
  • Non-declarative
    • Memories that aren't consciously recalled
      • Procedural memory
  • 2) Problems with clinical evidence
    • Although useful (HM, Clive Wearing)
      • Lack of control over variables
        • findings could be due to these extraneous variables , making them not as valid as as a field experiment for instance
      • Can we generalise when individuals with very different lives?

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