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    Episodic Memory

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    Human memory has different categories including episodic memory (responsible for recalling events), semantic memory (responsible for recalling everyday stuff) and procedural (memory for human processes), (Tulving, 1972). As psychology has developed other aspects of the world such as law have also developed with the help of psychological research; highlighting different concepts, for instance how episodic memory may impact the reliability of eyewitness testimonies (EWT). The aims of this essay are to explain The schema theory and weapon focus as well as other factors that may affect EWT, like language effect on recall and anxiety. A schema is a mental portrayal of something, or the way one eventually understands something. The Schemas theory…

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    Memory And Episodic Memory

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    As it is explained above, any kind of modality can affect memory either in a good or bad way, and it has established that when the correct modality is obtained from an accurate source, it has been more positive going waveform than when items determined as new (Rugg and Wilding, 1996). Moreover, different modalities can create the problem to a person and make confusion which sources are experienced. Contrary to the information described above about sensory memory, Kayser, et al. (2007) claim that…

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    Episodic Memory Essay

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    I completely agree with the evolutionary view Klein et al. suggested, that the function of episodic memory is providing information storages of counter-examples of semantic summary, to achieve adaptive decision rules that guide organism’s behaviors. However, contrary to this argument, I really could not find out any specific episodic memories correspond with this claim. I found most of my episodic memories now I can remember are about non-social, non-human related ones, contrary to evidence…

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    Episodic Memory Psychology

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    For several years the frontal lobes, known to play a role in higher-order cognitive functioning, have been thought to contribute to episodic memory (EM) – a contribution in which researchers have recently made efforts to delineate. Here I will evaluate the notion that frontal lobes contribute to EM, and suggest reasons as to how it might do this. Lesion studies We can look at lesion studies to assess the contribution of the frontal lobes to EM. Unlike cued-recall and recognition tasks (which…

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    1) Describe one mnemonic device and give an example of how it might be used. The method of Loci is when you use images to help recall information from memory. This method uses location and landmarks to be able to recall certain things. For example I use this when needing to remember where certain things are. I visualize a house and if I need to remember where my keys are, I remember everything that I may touch on my daily routine. So I imagine my house and each room and the locations that I…

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    Memory The movie Inside Out touches on many parts of psychology and different types of memory. Lots of senses during Inside Out show characteristics and demonstrates how a person’s memory works. Short term memory is “memory that holds information briefly before it is either stored in long term memory or be forgotten. (Rathus,2010) When you remember something for a short amount of time it is called iconic memory. In the move Inside Out when Riley is little she had an imaginary friend named…

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    Episodic Memory Analysis

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    sources of distributed representation, episodic memory relies heavily on the hippocampus. This fact is illustrated when Mckinnon finally began to reach out to professionals for help to determine if she had a problem. Mckinnon was able to come into contact with Brian Levine, a scientist at the Rotman Research Institute in Toronto. Levine worked with her and was able to pinpoint that she actually did lack episodic…

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    Essay On Episodic Memory

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    children and young adults. They reported that better performance on an episodic memory task in adults was related to a smaller right hippocampal head and larger hippocampal body. However, in children between the ages of 8-11 years old, performance was related to a larger left hippocampal tail, suggesting that development of hippocampal subregions contributes to age-related differences in episodic memory. Relations between hippocampal volume and age-related differences in episodic memory should…

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    Episodic Memory Paper

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    As previously mentioned, autobiographical memory is a subtype of episodic memory. Episodic memory is the ability to remember contextual details (e.g., where the event happened and when it occurred) about past events. Previous research on episodic memory has shown age-related improvements, specifically improvement during early childhood years (e.g., Brainerd et al. 2004; Ghetti & Angelini 2008; Riggins, 2014). Episodic memory in children can be measured and analyzed in a variety of ways such as…

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    After a good night of sleep, sleep strengthening episodic memory by improving memory and performance. However, different stages of sleep are more helpful than others. Since there are lacking evidences of whether REM or SWS is more essential to episodic memory, researchers suggested that SWS stores new memories into the pre-existing storage and REM secure the memories. The flaws and limitations are present in these studies are the contrasting amount of early sleep stage, late sleep stage, and…

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