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Functional aspects of human memory

Functional aspects of human memory

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Published by Royal Society in London .
Written in English


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Statementa discussion organized and edited by D.E. Broadbent.
SeriesPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London -- Vol. 302, no. 1110, 11 August 1983, pp237-436
ContributionsBroadbent, Donald E., Royal Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14217284M

  Memory Systems, Processing Modes, and Component Process Frameworks. During the heyday of implicit memory research in the s and 90s, one of the most pressing theoretical issues was how to explain dissociations due to brain damage or experimental manipulations between explicit memory tasks, such as recall and recognition, which require awareness of memory at retrieval (and Cited by: A number of structural elements in the human brain differ between males and females. “Structural” refers to actual parts of the brain and the way they are built, including their size and/or mass.

Chapter 7 † Human Memory our sensory organs, it generates neural impulses. These are received in different areas of our brain for further processing. In encoding, incoming information is received and some meaning is derived. It is then represented in a way so that it can be processed further. (b) Storage is the second stage of Size: KB.   The recent book, Sero- tonin and Sleep: Molecular, Functional, and Clinical Aspects, edited by Monti et al., provides the sleep community with an up-to-date source of much of what scientists have learned about the properties of serotonin-containing neurons and their effects on Cited by: 4.

Essentials of Human Memory evolved from a belief that, although the amount we know about memory has increased enormously in recent years, it is still possible to explain it in a way that would be fully understood by the general reader. This book is based on an earlier book, Your Memory, which was intended for the general public, but began to be used as a basic memory text, thus encouraging the. It includes a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution of ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. full-color illustrations-more than in all-support the text and depict every nuance of brain function/5(47).


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Functional aspects of human memory: Proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 26 and 27 January [Royal Society (Great Britain)] on Author: Royal Society (Great Britain). While several different models of memory have been proposed, the stage model of memory is often used to explain the basic structure and function of memory.

Initially proposed in by Richard Atkinson and Richard Shiffrin, this theory outlines three separate stages of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory. Get this from a library. Functional aspects of human memory: proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 26 and 27 January [Donald E Broadbent.

This book offers a comprehensive overview of all topics related to functional impairments which are related to the aging brain and nervous system. It is organized according to four general functions: movement, senses, memory, and neuroendocrine regulation. In this chapter the current physiological aspects of memory and its storage are described.

The characteristic features of sensory memory, short-term memory and long-term memory are discussed, with a detailed account of the formation of long-term memory. The importance of the hippocampus in the formation of memory and its storage is shown.

A review of recent work using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to examine brain systems involved in auditory-verbal memory is presented. Initial work delineated widespread brain regions which were, to a large extent, in agreement with existing neuropsychological literature.

Expanding on this, a number of studies have examined memory encoding and retrieval by: OVERVIEW AND HISTORY OF MEMORY RESEARCH Memory is perhaps the most central aspect of human thought.

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Memory and the Brain Lee T. Robertson, Ph.D. The advent of new functional neuroimaging methods provides an opportunity to gain insight into how the human brain supports memory formation. Each memory system has a distinct anatomical organization, where different parts of the brain are ous aspects of memory storage.

Recently, research-ers. Short-term memory takes information from sensory memory and sometimes connects that memory to something already in long-term memory. Short-term memory storage lasts about 20 seconds.

George Miller (), in his research on the capacity of memory. Human memory: An introduction to research, data, and theory. 2d ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. This textbook is aimed at advanced undergraduate students and provides a comprehensive foundation for the study of human memory, including an introduction to mathematical and computational models of human memory.

Roediger, H. L., ed. File Size: KB. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. This book provides a complete survey of research and theory on human memory in three major sections.

A background section covers issues of the history of memory, and basic neuroscience and methodology. A core topics section discusses sensory registers, mechanisms of forgetting, and short-term/working, nondeclarative, episodic, and semantic memory.

Purchase The Psychology of Human Memory - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Functional, or working, memory is the facet of the memory that actively holds multiple pieces of transitory information in the mind, where they can be accessed, used, and manipulated, and this is.

Human Memory: Basic Processes provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of human memory. This book provides a general theoretical framework for human memory, information processing, and retrieval.

Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of the permanent features of Edition: 1. So, one of our primary roles as teachers must be helping students shape their memory systems to the demands of the school curriculum.

We must also shape the focus and flow of the school curriculum to our students' memory systems. The memory systems explored in this book are represented in Figure Figure Human Memory Systems. Human memory: An introduction to research, data, and theory. 2d ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. E-mail Citation» This textbook is aimed at advanced undergraduate students and provides a comprehensive foundation for the study of human memory, including an introduction to mathematical and computational models of human memory.

Roediger, H. L., ed. Episodic memory is a long-term memory system that stores in-formation about specific events or episodes related to one’s own life. episodic memory is used to recall past events, such as a movie you saw last week, the dinner you ate last night, the name of the book your friend recommended, or a birthday party you Size: KB.

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The first of these two subsections covers current work investigating the relationship of behavioural and subjective aspects of human memory to neural mechanisms: the neuroanatomy of memory, the medial temporal lobe and the hippocampus, brain imaging and memory, event‐related potential studies of memory and psychopharmacological : Jonathan K.

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But, what that information is and how long we retain it determines what type of memory it is. The biggest categories of memory are short-term memory (or working memory) and long-term memory, based on the amount of time.