semantic memory

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your memory for meanings and general (impersonal) facts

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The researchers observed overall brain activity and found that the brain areas used in semantic memory were much more active after exercise.
As people age, semantic memory often is one of the first forms of memory to fade.
Associative and semantic memory deficits in amnestic mild cognitive impairment as revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging.
(2008) concluded, in MCI, episodic memory, compared to personal semantic memory, is probably disproportionately affected by hippocampal damage.
Semantic memory can be divided into subcomponents to facilitate its assessment, comprehension, and also take into account the effects and use of the two described networks.
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, Schacter and Tulving (1994) proposed a taxonomy of five major memory systems: episodic memory, semantic memory, primary or working memory, procedural memory, and perceptual representation memory.
However, semantic memory is largely preserved in old age (which is mostly general knowledge), without specific detail, contributing to the absence of age differences.
Therefore, several components of how the brain works (the cerebral cortex and episodic and semantic memory) are presented as a foundation for rethinking and resisting neo-liberal constructions of time and the Educational Industrial Complex, that prey on the "time-poor." Technology based, online educational opportunities are typically consumption-based capitalistic enterprises that distort the perceptions of one's access to time and the dialectical relationship between knowledge, education, and human potential.
In this synopsis of the special issue, we initially focus on the role of LC for declarative memory that comprises memory about events (episodic memory) or facts (semantic memory) and mainly relies on the hippocampal formation [10].
Context can refer to a number of variables, such as the previous chapter of a book or one's understanding of existing knowledge--namely, semantic memory. Because concrete words have stronger and more extensive associations with the data stored in semantic memory than abstract words do, concrete words have closer connections with relevant contextual knowledge.
Tulving (1972) describes episodic and semantic memory systems as both being able to receive information, retain various aspects of this information, and transmit particular information to other systems.
The types of memory that become encoded are declarative memory, which is made up of episodic and semantic memory and, procedural or implicit memory.
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