Eidetic memory

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  • Reflection On The VIA Survey Of Strengths

    your mental strengths is paramount in the process of expanding and strengthening your mind. The survey deducted that my strongest mental gifts include, but are not limited to: memory, attention, and judgement. My skilled memory has proved useful time and time again. Whether it be in school or in my personal life, it has always been a gift. I have an Eidetic memory; therefore, I am able to remember visual images that I have seen in great detail. This has proven useful on many tests and assignments in the past. It is also useful in my personal life in instances when someone important to me mentions that they enjoyed or appreciated something. After that, I am able to remember these little details and bring them back up when it counts. My memory is great now. However, this is not uncommon. According to Dr. Mercola brain function “peaks during early adulthood and from there on slowly declines” (Mercola). To further develop and strengthen this gift Dr. Mercola suggests a few tools that will aid in the improvement and preservation of memory, such as “[maintaining] a proper diet, exercise routine, sleep, less multitasking, and more continued learning” (Mercola). These are all activities that support brain health and promote the growth of new neurons, and the hippocampus. A great assistant to my excellent memory is the attention I pay to detail and people. I am a thorough thinker and not missing a detail is very important to me. This is incredibly useful for my job. As a nanny, I…

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  • Assessment Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children

    through the use of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities, combining to form five index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Visual-Spatial, Fluid Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which all together make up the Full-Scale IQ score. Ryan…

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  • Julia Case Study

    Julia’s cognitive abilities were assessed through the use of Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales, 4th Edition (WAIS-IV). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities and when combined together they form four index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which…

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  • Conformity In The Movie And Pleasantville

    Lois Lowry and Gary Ross teach us what it means to live a satisfying life. Discuss. The two parallel worlds between the novel, ‘The Giver,’ written by Lois Lowry, and within the award-winning movie, ‘Pleasantville’ directed by Gary Ross, explore similar attempts, by society to create an idealistic world that contradicts the nature of living a satisfying life. Unlike the life that we are familiar with, the lives of the characters in these universes, live under strict conformity as they strive…

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  • Godden And Baddeley Case Study

    In addition, we will examine whether lack of perceptual cues in the environment affects recall. Therefore, this study intends to look at the importance of contextual cues in memory recall and aims to further examine the findings of Godden and Baddeley by asking a group of 75 adult participants to memorise a group of random words in one of three…

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  • Eyewitness Misidentification Essay

    Abstract Eyewitness misidentification is one of the leading causes of wrongful conviction. The correlation between confidence and memory, effects of stress on memory, and the accuracy of identification have been proven to be false. Research studies indicate that misinterpretation can occur in one of three stages of the memory process acquisition, retention, and retrieval which are not exempt to that of an eyewitness. This paper will speak on the validity of eyewitness testimonies in the…

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  • Finding Dory: Movie Analysis

    movie. Dory has a difficulty of forming and encoding the new memories. The film began with the flashback of Dory as a baby living with her parents. She got lost from the parents and traveled more farther from home as she was looking for the way home because she was suffering the short-term memory loss. One day, Dory was suddenly recalled of her family. She wanted to reunite with them and this took her to the journey of finding her family. She always stayed positive and friendly with everyone.…

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  • An Analysis Of B. Smith And Dan Gasby's Before I Forget

    It is estimated that as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer 's. Alzheimer’s is a disease that virtually every old person prays that they will never be diagnosed with. Who wants a disease that slowly steals your brain? Love? Memory? Self esteem? But most importantly: independence. In B. Smith & Dan Gasby’s memoir Before I Forget, expresses the hardship of living with Alzheimer’s, but no matter what, Dan & B. need to have patience and hope. At the same time, Gasby believes that one…

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  • On Volition David Inggvar Analysis

    David H. Ingvar in the article On Volition: A Neurophysiologically Oriented Essay states that in each neuropsychological aspect of the will we can show three separate steps behind the desired act. In the first step, there is awareness of the necessity of achieving the future goal, where stimulation stems from cognitive analysis that is emotionally colored and ultimately leads to awareness. Subcortical structures are involved in this process, and different electrophysiological studies show that…

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  • A Psychological Analysis Of Alzheimer's Disease

    This disease caused abnormal deposits of proteins from amyloid plaques and tau tangles on both the inside and outside neurons while damage dendritic spines, decrease synaptic input and decrease plasticity. As the plaques accumulates the damages spreads to the cerebral cortex and hippocampus, which is responsible for forming memories. As the neurons die in large numbers the affected regions of the brain begin to shrink (Biological). Alzheimer’s can also be inherited. If your mother or father had…

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