episodic memory


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episodic memory

[‚ep·ə¦säd·ik ′mem·rē]
(psychology)
Memory of information about specific past events that involved the self and occurred at a particular time and place.
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2 Results of the Montreal cognitive assessment test and episodic memory test
Additionally, Conway (2001) examined the context of autobiographical memory in sensory-perceptual episodic memory.
After the input is incorporated into the WM, the decision-making cycle, which includes input, state elaboration, proposing a candidate operator, selecting and applying an operator, is completed with support from the procedural and the episodic memory.
Non-remitters had poorer performance in several domains of cognition, including episodic memory, attention and working memory, and processing speed than early remitters.
4] Declarative and episodic memory show a greater decline with age.
The most often studied cognitive functions were verbal episodic memory and learning capacity, followed by intelligence, attention, executive functions, visual memory, language and working memory.
There also appears to be a gender difference, in episodic memory (Herlitz, Airaksinen and Nordstrom, 1999; Herlitz, Nilsson and Backman, 1997) with females performing better in most tasks, although this area has not been the subject of meta-analysis.
Study participants took standard tests that rated their performance in 7 mental-function areas: (1) attention and executive function, (2) psychomotor speed, (3) manual dexterity and coordination, (4) visuospatial abilities, (5) working memory, (6) episodic memory, and (7) verbal fluency.
Councillor Eryl Jones-Williams, from Dyffryn Ardudwy, is concerned over the planned loss of beds at Blaenau Ffestiniog Hospital and the closure of Episodic Memory Impairment (EMI) units at Ysbyty Dolgellau and Bryn Beryl, Pwllheli.
Declarative memory can be divided into episodic memory and semantic memory.
We showed that four out of five markers of B12 deficiency were strongly associated with poor cognitive performance overall, and more specifically, poor episodic memory and perceptual speed," says Christine Tangney, the study's lead author and associate professor of clinical nutrition at Rush.
As well as slowing brain shrinkage, the vitamins appeared to sharpen up episodic memory, the ability to recall specific past events in time and place.