semantic memory


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your memory for meanings and general (impersonal) facts

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Thus, they proposed an associative linkage hypothesis which postulates that a given item's lexicality is not necessarily crucial for the occurrence of generation effect, but the extent to which it is linked in an associative fashion with a variety of items in semantic memory (Nairne et al, 1985).
For example, semantic memory can be preserved in patients with damage to the hippocampus (Vargha-Khadem et al.
Information that is stored in semantic memory allows individuals to think about things that are not currently present.
Because concrete concepts have stronger and more extensive associations with data stored in the semantic memory than abstract concepts do, there is a closer connection between the concrete concepts and the related contextual knowledge; thus, concrete concepts have a stronger contextual advantage than abstract concepts have.
Neural correlates of verbal semantic memory in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.
The 2 categories of declarative memory include episodic memory and semantic memory.
Hamilton and team, which also included Jonathan Peelle PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Washington University School of Medicine, Michael Bonner, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at Penn, and Murray Grossman, MD, EdD, professor of Neurology and director of the Penn Frontotemporal Dementia Center, looked at the role of the left angular gyrus in semantic memory by applying high definition tDCS in healthy adults to modulate neural activity and determine its effect on semantic integration.
The latent variable verbal memory was composed of the following tasks: semantic memory, episodic memory (immediate recall) and visuoverbal episodic memory.
Comparing implicit and explicit semantic access of direct and indirect word pairs in schizophrenia to evaluate models of semantic memory.
When we learn to recognize patterns, chords, cadences, and thus, can analyze pieces, this is called semantic memory (knowing "what").
To recall and identify the information relevant to a particular task, a knowledge worker must currently rely on his or her semantic memory (Snowden 1996).
A Semantic Memory for Incremental Ontology Population.
Part II discusses episodic memory, including association, retrieval function, differentiation, and models, while part III touches on implicit and semantic memory including dual-process frameworks, conscious processing, and relationship of memory and knowledge.
Bateria de Evaluacion del Deterioro de la Memoria Semantica en Alzheimer [Battery assessment of semantic memory deterioration in Alzheimer's Disease].
Initial symptoms in typical AD are loss of episodic memory (difficulty in learning and retaining new information), alterations in naming (anomia) and in semantic memory.
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