TYPES OF LONG TERM MEMORY

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  • Created on: 09-12-15 22:41

EPISODIC MEMORY

ABILITY RECALL EVENTS - RECORD DAILY EVENTS 

"TIME STAMPED"

INCLUDE SEVERAL ELEMENTS LINK PRODUCE SINGLE MEMORY 

CONSCIOUS EFFORT TO RECALL

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SEMANTIC MEMORY

STORE KNOWLEDGE - FACTS 

TASTE ORANGE, MEANING WORDS CONCEPT LOVE

LESS PERSONAL EPISODIC 

IMMENSE COLLECTION MATERIAL CONSTANTLY BEING ADDED TO 

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PROCEDURAL MEMORY

ACTIONS / SKILLS / HOW WE DO THINGS

RECALL NO CONSCIOUS AWARENESS

EG CHANGING GEAR CAR

MEMORY IMPLICITY - LESS AWARE - AUTOMATIC 

OVERTHINK IT - AFFECT ABILITY

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CLINIAL EVIDENCE

HM & CLIVE WEARING

EPISODIC MEMORY POOR - AMNESIA 

SEMANTIC & PROCEDURAL INTACT

EVIDENCE SUPPORT TULVINGS VIEW DIFFERENT STORES

ONE STORE DAMANGE OTHERS FINE

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NEUROIMAGING EVIDENCE

PET SCANS DIFFERENT TYPES MEMORY DIFFERENT PARTS BRAIN 

EPSIODIC & SEMANTIC RECALLED PREFRONTAL CORTEX 

SEMANTIC LEFT - EPISODIC RIGHT 

PHYSICAL REALITY DIFFERENT TYPES LTM 

FURTHER STUDIES SUPPORT VALIDITY

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REAL LIFE APPLICATION

IDDENTIFY DIFFERENT TYPES LTM - TARGET CERTAIN TYPES IMPROVE LIVES 

BELLEVILLE ET AL SHOWED EPISODIC IMPROVED OLDER PEOPLE WITH MILD COGNITIVE TREATMENT

TRAINED PARTICIPANTS PEFROMED BETTER TEST OF EPISODIC MEMORY RATHER THAN CONTROL 

SHOWS BENEFIT UNDERTAND DIFFERENT TYPES LTM - TREATMENT 

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PROBLEMS CLINICAL EVIDENCE

EVIDENCE BASED HM & CLIVE WEARING

LACK CONTROL OVER VARIABLES

CANT CERTAIN WHAT PARTS BRAIN DAMAGED UNTIL DEATH 

CONCLUSIONS MAY NOT BE VALID 

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