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    Hiv Prospective Memory

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    need prospective memory. Prospective memory is the ability for a person to remember what tasks need to be completed in the future, including taking medications on time and going to doctor appointments. The two main types of cues for prospective memory are time-based cues that…

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    Prospective Memory

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    Prospective memory (PM) is defined as the memory to perform future intentions and includes activities such as picking up a gift for a friend on the way home from work or remembering to take medication at a certain time each day (Einstein & McDaniel, 1990). In the real world these intentions are often performed to benefit others and are considered prosocial in nature (Brandimonte, Ferrante, Bianco, & Grazia-Villani, 2010). An example of a social PM task would be remembering to keep an appointment…

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    Prospective memory can be defined as remembering to perform a task in the future. As discussed in our class text in Chapter 6, prospective memory requires two components: 1) an intention to complete a task in the future and 2) completion of the task at the time intended (p. 184). Noncritical examples of prospective memory tasks may include grabbing a water bottle at the gas station on the way to the gym or remember to bring a specific book to work the next day. More crucial prospective memory…

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    Prospective memory or PM for short is the form of memory where someone recalls or remembers to perform an action in the future after the task was planned. This happens every day, from going grocery shopping, getting a haircut, or making that one annoying phone call to an insurance company. This paper is meant to look at how drinking effects prospective memory. This is important because drinking is a big cultural norm that can have bad side effects. Humans need their prospective memory to…

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    Brain Injury Case Study

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    In a recent study conducted by the Georgia State University, researchers uncovered that those who had suffered a brain injury or had a mental illness started delinquent behavior at a younger age and used polyinhalants on a more serious level. What else did the study find? During the study, they discovered that those who used polyinhalants had a much higher level of mental illness. In addition, they found that youth who used polyinhalants had double the head injury rate. The study took place…

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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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    Transient Global Amnesia

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    television that takes our attention very often, is a form of memory loss known as amnesia. People refer to amnesia usually as a mental illness that makes you forget everything about the past. But that is not right, and it is not wrong either. Yes, amnesia has to do with memory loss, but that does not mean that if a person is diagnosed with amnesia he/she will not remember anything at all from the past. Forgetting everything is only the primary aspect of amnesia. The duration, extent and type of…

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    According to Gould, (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…

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    Culture And Memory Paper

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    Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel, a political activist and professor stated “Without memory there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no emotion, no society, and no future.” Our memories allow us to filter, imagine, preserve, share, and develop our experiences with others and to ourselves. Sometimes we may not fully be aware or conscious of what has taken place and others times it can feel as if our memory is playing tricks on us, by creating events that seem very real but has never taken place.…

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    When one thinks of memory, they usually think of past events that happened or something that they had learned. Although one can recall certain memories, can they recall every single detail? This semester, we were asked to recall the events of a day that happened six weeks prior to the beginning of class. While some students could explain some details of what they had done that day, not all could be certain. Details may not seem to be that important when telling a story from a childhood…

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