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complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.

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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's tends to affect the formation of memories, not so often previously formed ones. So if they were told something about a doctor's appointment or when somebody was coming to visit they might fail to create this memory and not recall it ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Alzheimer's disease
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

Re: experiences occur separately?

... really know the science or philosophy. In this model, "cognition" would only come to awareness through the "experience" of memories regarding our previous cognitions.

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
Replies: 2
Views: 2274


... past events, project future consequences, and have the command of our own thoughts and the actions upon which we 'decide' to undertake. Those memories are just cells in one giant bundle of symbiotic relationships. But ask yourself this: Do you decide what you like the taste of? Do you really ...

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by Ahsmeah
Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 38275

Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... of all the times I was taken to the seaside as a child. But library books being shelved? I take it that must come from the school library. The memories that cause this response can be happy or sad. I don't think that makes a difference, strangely. The important thing is that they are associated ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 176867

How are memories created?

... explaining the peptide part, though? How is the memory stored as proteins? And how are the proteins "read" by the brain to access the memories?

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by animus
Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How are memories created?
Replies: 3
Views: 4282
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