- variety of types
- literal, semantics, neologisms
- cook for book
- spoot for spoon
sleeper, or soft for pillow
- the word uttered is related in meaning to the target word
- so far away from English target word; really can't tell where it comes from
What abilities did Clive Wearing still possess?
- motor skills
- word knowledge
What are two ways to categorize memory?
time or content
time element: definition and types
- how long since you acquired a piece of information
- Working memory: immediate memory
- recent memory
-short term memory
- long term memory
Working memory/immediate memory
the kind of memory you have for very recent events; i.e. telephone # until you write it down or put in your cell phone
in the recent past; not immediate past; i.e. what did you have for breakfast?
short term memory
combination of immediate (working) memory and recent memory
long term memory
- really permanently stored; from remote past
Alzheimer's sufferers have trouble with what type of memory?
- short term memory
- lose recent and immediate memory first
-lose information from the past; can remember new memories after the amnesia
Context memory types
- procedural memory
- semantic memory
- topographic memory
- sensory modalities memory
memory of actual events that happened
memory of how to do something; i.e. ride a bike, drive, play guitar; doesn't include learning how to do something, but just knowing how to
knowledge or facts you can recall; i.e. how many oceans are there?
memory on how to get somewhere
memory of words and word meanings
memories involving olfactory, auditory, visual, and tactile
Where is working and short term memory stored?
Where are important storage areas for long term memory?
middle and inferior temporal gyri
Where is procedural memory possibly stored?
What other places is memory stored?
sensory association cortices - visual and auditory association
- the idea/concept that memory is in a lot of places and really working together and all connected
parallel distributed processing (PDP)
- memory really working together; different neuronal groups working together
scientist; idea that every time a neuron fires it makes it easier/more likely for that neuron to fire again
"neurons that fire together are wired together"
- expansion of connections and neural network