What is retrograde amnesia?
In retrograde amnesia, a person
loses memories for events that occurred prior to the injury.
What is anterograde amnesia
In anterograde amnesia, a person loses memories for events
that occur after the injury.
Which area is responsible for long-term memory?
Based on decades of additional research, scientists now believe that
the entire hippocampal region and adjacent areas in the cortex are critical for many
types of long-term memory
What is consolidation?
a hypothetical process involving the gradual conversion of new, unstable memories
into stable, durable memory codes stored in long-term memory.