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    Influence of Sleep on Memory and Its Components Sleep is one of the most important functions that any human or animal can perform on a daily basis. While sleeping, our bodies may be at rest, but our mind is still actively processing all of the events and information that we encoded into our minds in our time spent being awake. Without sleep, the body cannot function, physically or mentally, as it would if we were to be properly rested. The amount of rest an individual receives can influence their daily activities in either a positive or a negative way (Born & Rasch, 2013). Memory is one of the most important factors that is influenced by how much sleep we receive. Having a well rested mind will help us store and maintain memories…

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    to recall her sister’s phone number. Each and every person has experienced some degree of brief memory failure in their lifetime. Being quite an inconvenience, memory failure can span from a few seconds to multiple years. Memory is a key component of everyday life and would be near impossible to live without. Unfortunately, many problems can interfere with even the sharpest of memories. There are many potential consequences of memory failure that can affect not only ourselves, but others as…

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    Argiri Bratakos Psych 193 Final Paper spring 2016 student ID A00631534 MUSIC, MEMORY, and LEARNING Memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved, Encoding is complicated and we don’t always know exactly what chemical and physical stimuli will help us remember the most. Retrieving the information that is stored means we bring it back into consciousness and this can be very demanding. Sensory memory holds sensory information less than one second after and…

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    one point four billion people carry a smartphone. It is as if the person carries a second limbic system with them at all times. The limbic system is a part of the temporal lobe that process memory. This second limbic system has come to replace the limbic one point o. If someone was to say the word memory those around him usually would assume the memory is meant to be related to something technological, though the most important memory is the memory that has unknowingly been replaced by the…

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    description of the suspect and had identified a man the police picked up as the perpetrator. Later, police found the suspect to be innocent despite Brian’s confidence in his identifying of the man. Brian was confused about the incident and decided to come talk to me about his concerns. He wanted to understand what attention, perception and memory were and how attention and perception could have influenced his memory. I explained to him that, according to Matlin (2012), attention is “a…

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    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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    Zac Flint Memory The effects of Alzheimer’s on memory is something I have seen for myself. When I was in middle school we had my grandma move in with us due to the difficulties of Alzheimer’s. We were able to be there for her and help her more than my grandpa was able to do. So I know how this disease can slowly change someone over time. My grandma used to have all sorts of foods that she would make, storing the recipes all in her head. Lots of our favorite dishes were lost as her…

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    1. Differentiate between repressed memories, recovered memories, and false memories. What does the research support? Repressed memories are memories that are kept hidden from yourself. Recovered memories are memories that were repressed but recovered during hypnosis or psychotherapy. False memories are memories that are distorted or imagined. There is no way to differentiate between the recovered memory to be true or false. However, some cases use a recovered memory to convict sexual abusers…

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    herbs boost older adults’ memory and improve cognition? Whether they have Alzheimer’s disease or they just have memory issue, it’s been researched that certain vitamins and herbs could protect older adults from memory loss (Ashpari, 2014). Nutritional supplementation can ply a role in improving our memory. According to Harris, Elizabeth, et al that “Nutritional and vitamin status may be related to cognitive function and decline in older adults”. However, some vitamins are more important for…

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    Any types of memories that involve strong emotions tend to leave a permanent marks in our system and all it takes is a moment. Yet, it takes more times to process general knowledge and experiences into our memories. General memories had to be pair up with effective retrieval cues in order to be more easier to access. While for memories associated with strong emotions, all we need is to witness a traumatic event. Psychologically, they are known as flashbulb memories. However, no matter how…

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