episodic memory

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episodic memory

Neurology A 'cognitive' form of memory based on personal experience. See Memory.

episodic memory

The ability to recall discrete events (e.g., in one's personal history).
See also: memory
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Second, it uses past episodic memories of school and schooling to encourage (manipulate) engagement into educational structures that do not necessarily incorporate what is commonly known about how the brain works in learning.
By using light to erase certain memories in mice, researchers from the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience and department of psychology were able to prove the basic theory that different parts of the brain have to work together in order to retrieve episodic memories.
However, the computer algorithm performed best when analysing activity in the hippocampus itself, suggesting that this is the most important region for recording episodic memories.
Brain-imaging studies suggest that a cellular information highway speeds through disparate parts of the brain to coordinate memories for personally experienced events, also known as episodic memories.
Just look into the light: not quite, but researchers at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience and Department of Psychology have used light to erase specific memories in mice, and proved a basic theory of how different parts of the brain work together to retrieve episodic memories.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Confirming what neurocomputational theorists have long suspected, researchers report that the human brain locks down episodic memories in the hippocampus, committing each recollection to a distinct, distributed fraction of individual cells.
Memories of events, known as episodic memories, always contain three elements -- what, where, and when.