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    Alzheimer 's disease has taught me the importance of holding on to memories. In Theory of Knowledge class, I learned about memory as a way of knowing. Memories are vital in knowledge of the recent past. In my experience with my great grandmother’s term with Alzheimer’s, I have held on to many memories that she can no longer share. Even so, these memories will never be forgotten because I will keep them alive. This is because memories need to be passed on to further generations. Going to my…

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    Do Ho Suh Summary

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    materials and memory. In particular, Kemp touches on the notions regarding memories of places that exist only in nostalgia and memory and how the five human senses are capable of triggering certain memories through association. The discussion was also largely based on Do ho Suh as a reference of the ability to transport the 'memory' and 'ghost' of your home in times of migration and travel, which Suh achieved through a 1:1 scale fabric construction of his former New York home. Specific…

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    depends on our memories to some degree; especially our working memory (Baddeley, 1992). To understand many of our cognitive processes (problem solving, cognition, attention, etc.) one needs to understand the abilities and limits of memory. This information also translates into practical reasons as well. We rely on our memories to make judgements on significant events ranging from eyewitness testimony, to winning an argument with our significant other over who said what. All in all, memory…

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    Emotional Blink Essay

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    Emotional Attentional Blink and Emotion Induced Blindness When talking to a layman about an emotion induced blindness (EIB), one would try to explain it as not being able to see an item because of a distraction caused due to emotional effects. For example – when a driver might not be able to see a scooter coming from the front because of an accident that had happened in front of him as well. So this accident is the negative distractor to the target scooter which must be attended in order to…

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    juggle school, work, friends, and family while trying to plan out the rest of their lives. Anxiety and depression is fairly common in college students. However, anxiety in the field of psychology can fit into many different categories. Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worries of doubt and sometimes can result in a physical…

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    enhance the evolving cognitive processes describe. Secondarily, the purpose of this paper is to discuss the video (Cognitive Development) Piagetian understanding of the world the reading of the articles by DeBord, discuss factors or techniques for memory processes that helped me learn to remember successfully and indicate why children who are inexperienced…

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    뀀뀀l Essay Introduction Visual communication is a marvelous process that requires and uses a complex framework involving our eyes, senses and brain interpretation. An eight-week course scratches the surface of the abundant knowledge there is to be had. This essay will answer some of the behaviors in which vision works and how it affects many areas of our daily lives. 1. Provide an explanation of how our eyes take in visual information and how mind interprets, processes and remembers that data.…

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    nature of stimuli can influence long-term memory. Research in this field has shown that anger and violence tends to reduce memory recall. One study that discusses memory in differing emotions was conducted by Brad Bushman. In this study, Bushman (1998) tested the effect of television violence and its effect on memory of television ads. This summary focuses on Experiment 1, which used recall and recognition memory tests to evaluate the effect of violence on memory. Predictions For this…

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    My fascination with the neurological basis of learning and memory began during an independent research project in the second year of my master’s degree at Bangalore University. I was in awe when I realized how extraordinarily complex the neural mechanisms that support memory formation are and yet these profound neural events may be “undone” if the memories are not retrieved. Furthermore, I learned that memories can be embedded in chains, or “engrams”, composed of antecedent and subsequent events…

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    experiment. [ref 1] The memory test is the Morris Water Maze and the attentive test is the Pre-Pulse Inhibition test. Both tests in this experiment are exercise different parts of the brain, the Water Maze exercises the hippocampus, and the Pre-Pulse Inhibition exercises the brainstem. The Water Maze experiment is an exercise regarding the hippocampus of the brain, the main centre for creating and storing memories…

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