Memory

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Episodic Memory
Refers to our ability to recall events (episodes) from our lives. It has been linked to a diary, a record or daily happenings. Examples - what breakfast I ate this morning . Memories are time stamped so you remember when they happened.
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Semantic Memory
Knowledge of the world like facts. Example taste of oranges. Not time stamped. Less personal more about the facts.
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Procedural Memory
Memory for actions or skills on how we basically do things. Recall memories without conscious awareness e.g driving a car. Hard to explain to someone.
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Evaluation
Patient with Huntingdon's Disease - No problem learning new facts and knowledge but had problems learning new motor skills. This study supports Tulvings suggestion of different types of memory exist and how they are separate systems.
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Evaluation
Case study of HM -HM had difficulty recalling events but could understand the meanings of words. Supports Tulvings view that there are different memory stores in LTM as HM had a working semantic and procedural memory but episodic memory was impaired.
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Knowledge of the world like facts. Example taste of oranges. Not time stamped. Less personal more about the facts.

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Semantic Memory

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Memory for actions or skills on how we basically do things. Recall memories without conscious awareness e.g driving a car. Hard to explain to someone.

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Card 4

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Patient with Huntingdon's Disease - No problem learning new facts and knowledge but had problems learning new motor skills. This study supports Tulvings suggestion of different types of memory exist and how they are separate systems.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Case study of HM -HM had difficulty recalling events but could understand the meanings of words. Supports Tulvings view that there are different memory stores in LTM as HM had a working semantic and procedural memory but episodic memory was impaired.

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