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Dicussion Questions

Dicussion Questions

Q1. A brief description of an example of long-term memory loss that you have experienced. Then explain your long-term memory loss within the context of the three-store memory theory and levels of processing memory theory. Finally, explain strategies you might use to improve your long-term memory function.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

Q2A brief description of symptoms of memory changes during the lifetime. Then compare the implications of expected changes in aging such as declines in working memory capacity and speed of processing with pathological conditions such as anterograde amnesia and precipitous loss of semantic memory.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

Resources

Dixon, R. A., Rust, T. B., Feltmate, S. E., & See, S. K. (2007). Memory and aging: Selected research directions and application issues. Canadian Psychology, 48(2), 67–76.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Park, D. C., & Gutchess, A. H. (2006). The cognitive neuroscience of aging and culture. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15(3), 105–108.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Rose, N. S., Myerson, J., Roediger, H. L. III, & Hale, S. (2010). Similarities and differences between working memory and long-term memory: Evidence from the levels-of-processing span task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36(2), 471–483.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Squire, L. R., & Wixted, J. T. (2011). The cognitive neuroscience of human memory since H.M. Annual Review of Neuroscience, 34, 259–288.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Media

Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012). Week 4: Long-term memory [Interactive multimedia]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

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