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1

What are the types of memory?

declarative/explicit
non declarative/implicit

2

What are the categories of declarative/explicit?

Semantic(facts)
Episodic (events)

3

Which areas of the brain process semantic (facts)?

lateral and anterior temporal cortex
prefrontal cortex

4

Which areas of the brain process episodic (events)?

hippocampus
medial temporal lobe
neocortex

5

What are the two types of amnesia?

retrograde- loss of memories formed before the onset of amnesia

anterograde - inability to form memories after onset of amnesia

6

What does short term memory days not depend?

Short-term memory does not depend on hippocampus and MTL

7

what happen in the case of HM?

he had a bilateral temporal lobe resection
discovered that Hippocampus and medial temporal lobe