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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 SENSORY MEMORY TYPES OF MEMORY - Ability to retain impressions of sensory information after the original stimuli have ended.- Acts as a kind of buffer for stimuli received through the five sense: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, which are retained accurately, but very briefly.- lasts for less than a second (200 to 500 milliseconds). SHORT TERM MEMORY - Stores 7 chunks of memory for around 1 minute.- Can be thought of as the ablility to remember and process information at the same time.- Readily available for a short period of time (typically from 10 -15 seconds,or sometimes up to a minute).- This information will quickly dissapear forever unless we make a conscious effort to retain it.- Short term memory is a necessary step toward the next stage of retention,long term memory. LONG TERM MEMORY - Can last for a lifetime- There are 2 types of long term memory: Procedural and Declarative.- Procedural memory is the unconscious memory of skills.- Declarative memory is memory of facts and events - it can also be divided into episodic memory and semantic memory.Episodic memory - memory of experiences and specific eventsSemantic memory - memory of facts, meanings, concepts and knowledge that we have acquired through our experiences of the world. - Attempted to cure H.Ms severe case of epilepsy by removal of parts of his hippocampus, amygdala and medial temporal lobe.- H.M could still form new procedural memories and short term memories after surgery, but was unable to form long lasting declarative memories- He was able to recall memories from long before his surgery, but could not create new long term memories CASE STUDY - H.M.
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