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  • Sleep Apnea Research Paper

    their social and cognitive function as well as potential self-physical endangerment. Many sleep disorders affect the amount of time one sleeps, leaving one in a sleep debt or simply completely sleep deprived. This affects can affect reaction times, memory, emotional state, and safety. Stress, work, time management, genetics, diet, illness, and medications all play a role in the loss of sleep. This can affect anyone around the world and actually does affects half of adults over the age of 65.…

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  • Essay On Confabulation

    Throughout the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) section of our course, we learned that confabulation, the generation of false memories pronounced with strong feelings of rightness without the intention to deceive, is a symptom that can occur post brain injury. Confabulation as a symptom of brain injury has become a fascinating aspect to me in a couple different ways. For one, confabulation is different than lying in that the individual believes to the full extent that what they are saying is true,…

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  • Memory Addiction And Memory Essay

    Memory is an area of cognition that is thought to both be affected by, and be an integral part of the substance abuse cycle. Whereas addiction was once believed to be attributed to a lack of willpower, or flaws of character, much of the current understanding realizes it is a complex interplay between individual genetic, biological, developmental, and environmental characteristics (Koob & Volkow, 2009). The overreaching scope of this paper is to examine the connections between addiction and…

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  • Four Types Of Long Term Memory

    Term Memory. Through the researching process, psychologists define there are four types of long term memory which are divided into two main groups: Explicit and implicit. Explicit memory can be explained as aware memories, something that we have been experienced and stored in our memory consciously. On the other hand, the information like how to do tasks, knowledge, or feeling about some certain things is called implicit memory. In “explicit memory,” there are two major types: episodic memory…

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  • Alzheimer's Long Term Memory

    the most important thing of all, your memory. Your memory is what allows you to remember how to brush your teeth, speak, or experience emotions. The cerebrum, the largest part of the brain, is where the short term memory is stored. It is not stored all in one place. It is stored among the four lobes of the brain: the frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal lobe. These lobes all have different functions and jobs. Depending on what type of short term memory it is, it will have gone to one of…

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  • Working Memory Literature Review

    (2010). different studies have shown the negative effects of drug use on working memory: Morphine has been shown to impair working memory (Friswell et al.,2008); polydrug users who preferred cocaine or heroin, continued to have cognitive impairments, including working memory, up to five months into abstinence (VerdejoGarcía, and Pérez-García, 2007); methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, ecstasy) caused working memory impairment even two and a half years after cessation of use (Thomasius et al.,…

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  • Theories Of Amnesia

    Memory Structures Amnesia is a partial or total loss of memory. It is usually caused after an event causing brain damage and has 2 major symptoms. The first, anterograde amnesia, is the inability to learn new, explicit information after trauma. The second, retrograde amnesia, is the inability to retrieve explicit information from time prior to trauma, with a temporal grading, meaning newer memories are more susceptible to loss (Psych 240 Lecture, 10-15-14). Amnesia has been the focus of…

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  • Foundation Of Memory Essay

    “Memory is the process in which we encode, store and retrieve information. Memory is the process in which we encode, store and retrieve information. Memory is the process in which we encode, store and retrieve information.” (Feldman, Robert S. "The Foundations of Memory." Psychology and Your Life. N.p.: McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions, n.d. 200.) As I put the flash cards away, I attempted to recite the definition of memory in hopes of memorizing it. “Memory is the process in which we……. storage,…

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  • Finding Dory: Movie Analysis

    her family. Dory demonstrated the anterograde amnesia’s symptoms in the 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…

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  • Improving Memory And Cognitive Performance Analysis

    efficiency of memory usually begins to degenerate after people are over 30 years old because of the circle of brain’s cognitive performances (Svoboda, 2009). Each cognitive performance is changed with increasing age. Some cognitive performance is generated in older people, such as Semantic memory, Crystallized intelligence, and Emotional reasoning (Yue, 2013). On the other hand, older people have some degenerate cognitive performance, which are mostly related to memory, such as Recall, Episodic…

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