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memory

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. The area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes; he taught a graduate course on learning and memory.The cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; he can do it from memory; he enjoyed remembering his father.The power of retaining and recalling past experience; he had a good memory when he was younger.The recollection of past events and experiences stored from learning and instinctive behaviour.


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Alzheimer's disease

... 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 later. Language would have been learned a long time before, and therefore would still be accessible. Which isn't to say that ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Alzheimer's disease
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... suppressed and escape behaviors are promoted instead (Wingfield et al. 1998). Research has shown that corticosteroids may also affect learning and memory acquisition (Thaker et al. 2010). To test this, researchers inhibited corticosterone elevation in Eastern fence lizards (Sceloporus undulatus) ...

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 12
Views: 3926

Alzheimer's disease

Hello, Person with Alzheimer's disease loss memory. But what about the language? . . why wont they forget their language . . like the words to speak ... ? :!:

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by vinu
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:56 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Alzheimer's disease
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Prenatal dream?

... is too old or even dead by now, but... I had a recurring dream for the first 40 years of my life... Finally one day, I realized that it was a MEMORY, not a dream! I was in my mother's womb, floating in darkness, but experiencing one emotion after another... They were complex emotions, not ...

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by cry4vision
Thu Feb 20, 2014 11:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Prenatal dream?
Replies: 17
Views: 12096

Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

i was thinking, though animals do not have a long chain of thought (ie, stimulus -> brain ->memory -> action); would they have faster nerves speeds or brain speeds, if they had faster brains with low capacity; and if fast enough (relativity) then would they hear ...

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by 1832vin
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:39 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
Replies: 1
Views: 311
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