Flashcards in Exam 1 Part 2 Deck (20):
Defined by ability to retain information while manipulating that information
Intermediate stage between normal aging and dementia
Mild cognitive impairment
What's an example of working memory?
Following instructions that you have already been told, math, memorizing/repetition of info and regurgitating it
How do we measure working memory (3)?
Memory span, executive function, verbal abilities
Length of time it is in your memory, how far back your memory goes
Coordinates information and provides attentional control
In charge of visual and spatial information
In charge of verbal information
Where is working memory found?
Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
Where is short-term memory found?
Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex
Ability to hold information for a brief period of time without manipulation
What are the 2 types of long term memory?
Declarative and non-declarative
Long-term memory that includes absolute knowledge/facts
Long-term memory that includes a process, sequential memory based on experiences; wisdom and previous experiences aid performance of a task without conscious awareness
What are the 3 processes of long-term memory
Acquisition, storage, access
Long-term memory that is autobiographical; models of the external world and expressed via recall
Long-term memory that includes knowledge and concepts; true and false
Long-term memory associated with word knowledge
Skills on how to do things