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Defined by ability to retain information while manipulating that information

Working memory

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Intermediate stage between normal aging and dementia

Mild cognitive impairment

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What's an example of working memory?

Following instructions that you have already been told, math, memorizing/repetition of info and regurgitating it

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How do we measure working memory (3)?

Memory span, executive function, verbal abilities

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Length of time it is in your memory, how far back your memory goes

Memory span

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Coordinates information and provides attentional control

Central executive

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In charge of visual and spatial information

Visuospatial sketchpad

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In charge of verbal information

Phonological loop

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Where is working memory found?

Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

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Where is short-term memory found?

Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex

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Ability to hold information for a brief period of time without manipulation

Short-term memory

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What are the 2 types of long term memory?

Declarative and non-declarative

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Long-term memory that includes absolute knowledge/facts

Declarative

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Long-term memory that includes a process, sequential memory based on experiences; wisdom and previous experiences aid performance of a task without conscious awareness

Non-declarative

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What are the 3 processes of long-term memory

Acquisition, storage, access

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Long-term memory that is autobiographical; models of the external world and expressed via recall

Episodic

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Long-term memory that includes knowledge and concepts; true and false

Semantic

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Long-term memory associated with word knowledge

Lexical

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Skills on how to do things

Procedural

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Where is declarative memory stored?

Medial temporal lobe, diencephalon