Collective memory is a dynamic topic that can be discussed through a number of disciplines. In my paper I will attempt to dissect this subject of collective memory as clear and consisely as possible through the exploration of narratives, novels, music, poetry and history. Collective memory is defined as the breadth of procedural knowledge the […]

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Flash Memory

Flash Memory PSYCHOLOGY TERM PAPER Memory is the main faculty of retaining and recalling past experiences. A repressed memory, is one that is retained in the sub conscious mind, in which one is not aware of it but where it can still affect both conscious thoughts, memory, and behavior. When memory is distorted, the result […]

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False Memory Syndrome

Bernardo Uribe 11-21-98 Psychology Memory, defined by the dictionary: is the mental reaction of containing and recalling past experiences. A repressed memory is: one that is retained in the sub conscious mind, where one is not aware of it but where it can still affect both conscious thoughts and behavior. When memory is distorted, it […]

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Purpose of the Types of Memory

A computer memory is one of the most significant components of the computer to perform the essential tasks it is expected to perform. There are certain parts of the computer, which can be referred to as intrinsic memory. Random Access Memory (RAM) and Read Only Memory (ROM) are two kinds of memories in the computer, […]

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What types of memory does the hippocampal formation contribute to

Storing memories has the stages encoding, storage and retrieval. A failure at any one of these stages could cause memory failure. Which types of memory the hippocampal formation contributes to can be studied by lesions, neuroimaging and electrophysiological recordings. The hippocampal formation is situated in the temporal lobe of the brain in humans. As it […]

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Iconic Memory Based on Sperlings Visual Information Processing Model

Sperling (1960) based his research on how much information individuals can see in a brief visual display of letters. He established that visual information is held in a temporary sensory store, which he called the visual information store (VIS). He proposed that in the VIS, individuals store the entire stimulus, which decays rapidly (Sperling, 1960). […]

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Long Term Memory

Long Term Memory (LTM) is influenced by many factors. It is not just a storehouse of information but a vigorous system in which knowledge is being continually updated, revised and modified in the light of new experiences or fresh information. LTM is also an interrelated system in which items of information are bonded together in […]

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The effect of misinformation on memory recall for an eyewitness event

Eyewitness testimony has increased our understanding of the processes and mechanisms behind memory encoding, updating and retrieval. The aim of current project was to examine the effect of misleading information (misinformation) on recall of central and peripheral details of a crime event. The experiment will be based on a mixed design with the presence or […]

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Memory and the Self Concept

We do know that we are who we are but, from the psychological point of view, how can this assertion of a personal identity be explained? Locke’s statement seems to say that we form our ‘selves’ with our critical skills and experiences. These are functions that are performed using our brain and thus memory. But […]

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Theories of memory

Memory, “the retention of learning and experience” is now more often studied from an information-processing point of view, and is generally accepted as representing the processes of encoding, storage and retrieval of information (Gross, 2001). Many theories of memory have come to light since the first studies of memory by Ebbinghaus (1885: cited by Gross […]

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