Essays Tagged: "Long-term memory"

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, including care, nursing diagnosis, signs and symptoms.

mer's type is a chronic cognitive disorder that is manifested in impairment of either short-term or long-term memory or even both. It has a slow onset and its etiology is unknown, although many specul ... euthanasia and assisted suicide).Assessment should include family history, social history, memory (long-term and short-term),behavioral responses such as wandering, suicide risks, appearance, speech, ...

(3 pages) 296 2 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Overall discussion on what it does and how the memory stores info.

sisted over time." There are generally three types of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory and long-term memory.Sensory memory is the first level of memory. Sensory memory retains the brief impre ... rsal, the information will be lost unless you have already succeeded in moving the information into long-term memory.Short-term memory has two important characteristics. First, short-term memory can c ...

(5 pages) 213 3 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Problem Structuring Methods: Brief overview with some examples

ods (PSMs) are now a fundamental management skill. It is the process of retrieving information from long-term memory and external memory and using it to construct the problem space, i.e. to specify go ...

(2 pages) 91 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Memory Retention This essay was designed to give background on the information-processing approach of cognition

y be a distinction made between long term memory, short term memory, and working memory. Within the long-term memory, there are two main divisions: semantic and episodic memory. Semantic memories cont ... cated by the forgetting curve starting at age 40 to present.The period in which we are not encoding long-term memories is known as infantile amnesia. The common explanation for this phenomenon is that ...

(5 pages) 129 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Memory

ic performance is to make sure what you're studying is processed effectively so it can be stored in long-term memory."(p.259) Some information is obtained automatically, but the learning process requi ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A critical evaluation of one of the theoretical approaches used to describe pattern/object recognition.

and prototype theories. Template theory proposed that humans have separate rigid templates in their long-term memory for every possible pattern/object. However flexibility is a considerable limitation ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Outline two explanations of forgetting in short-term memory and decide which one is better. Present evidence to support your decision.

currently circulating in short-term memory which has been insufficiently processed to pass onto the long-term memory, will be pushed out, or displaced by new incoming information. This can be tied wit ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Theologists provide evidence either for or against topics on human memory (AS Level)

aik and Lockhart (1972) argued that the concept of rehearsal alone is not sufficient to account for long-term memory. Rehearsal is a kind of processing but it is not very deep. Craik and lockhart beli ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Memory Recall and Recognition for a Common Object

-Abstract-The aim of this of this study was to investigate the accuracy of long term memory for a common object and more precisely to examine the differences between memory recognition ... tails of the same object that do not hold as much relevance and thus shallowly processed within the memory.Most of us can recognise everyday objects, people we have met or other everyday aspects invol ... ber specific details of an item that most would be extremely familiar with it becomes apparent that memory is not as simple as one may think. A series of studies conducted by Nickerson and Adams (1979 ...

(6 pages) 154 0 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Memento": A Critical Analysis

hat was the result of a blunt trauma to the head, leaving him unable to convert any new events into long-term memory, and also leaving him to relive the day of the rape and murder of his wife. On his ...

(3 pages) 45 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Changing Accounts Of Unchanging Events

memory span of the people involved. Some people only have short-term memory, while others only have long-term memory. These people may remember only selected pieces of the event. However, it is ...

(1 pages) 836 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ecstasy

th it.New studies from the Netherlands have proved that people that use or have used Ecstasy suffer long-term memory damage, even after quitting. The experiment took place by comparing recent Ecstasy ...

(1 pages) 252 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychology

1. List and give a detailed example of each of Tulving's categories of long term memory.Endel Tulving contended that long term memory should be divided into separate memory systems. ... ded that long term memory should be divided into separate memory systems. Semantic memory, episodic memory, and procedural memory.Semantic memory is much like a dictionary or encyclopedia, filled with ... r the words George Washington, you think of all sorts of additional information from your long term memory, such as 1776, the first president, "father of our country"�, etc. This type of inform ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psych

1. List and give a detailed example of each of Tulving's categories of long term memory.Endel Tulving contended that long term memory should be divided into separate memory systems. ... ded that long term memory should be divided into separate memory systems. Semantic memory, episodic memory, and procedural memory.Semantic memory is much like a dictionary or encyclopedia, filled with ... r the words George Washington, you think of all sorts of additional information from your long term memory, such as 1776, the first president, "father of our country"�, etc. This type of inform ...

(6 pages) 95 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sexual Appeals In Advertising: How it effects us, how its used

ts instant attention from the consumer, while also retaining what they have seen in their long term memory. These advertisements often feature attractive models in provocative poses it is a strong att ...

(13 pages) 121 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Memories

formation. Memory is divided into three separate categories: sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory. An example of sensory memory is a subject's ability to observe an object for a ver ... ve a strict limit on capacity and duration which makes them unavailable after long periods of time. Long-term memories however can be accessed for a much longer period of time sometimes an entire life ...

(2 pages) 62 3 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The three models of memory. How they work individually and together.

nformation processing occurs through three levels of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory.Sensory memory is the first level of memory. Sensory memory retains the brief impre ... n held in short-term memory may be: recently processed sensory input, items recently retrieved from long-term memory; or the result of recent mental processing, although that is more generally related ...

(5 pages) 98 2 4.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Memory And Aging

working memory is strongly affected by aging. This dissociation has been explained in terms of the long-term memory component involved in working memory. According to Baddeley¡¦s model, ...

(6 pages) 214 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Memory

lity to recall facts from a new name to an event taken place at the age of four is due to short and long-term memory.To be able to recall both short-term and long-term memories, is an ability affected ...

(2 pages) 93 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Positive Uses Of Marijuana

risk of having an accident. Contrary to popular belief, Marijuana affects short-term memory but not long-term memory. For example: a student who studies and learns a theory over a few days or weeks is ...

(2 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol