declarative memory


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declarative memory

[dēkler′ətiv]
the mental registration, retention, and recall of past experiences, sensations, ideas, knowledge, and thoughts. This memory has a high cognitive basis. The original information must be relayed through either the amygdala or hippocampal nuclear structures before long-term storage is possible.

declarative memory

The conscious recollection of learned information. It is a memory function that is improved by the association of learning with highly charged emotional experiences.
Synonym: explicit memory
See also: memory
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Declarative memory is divided between semantic and episodic memory.
At the time the event occurred he had a seriously impaired declarative memory as a result of brain damage, and thus a day or two after the event he had no recollection of what had occurred.
Declarative memory is the conscious, intentional recognition of previous experiences, including facts (Kolb & Whishaw, 2003).
Imitation paradigms have has been increasingly employed to investigate key aspects of declarative memory in preverbal children including the formation of action representations.
The Frankfurt Imitation Test for 12-month-old infants: Testing a series of items for measuring declarative memory in 1year-olds.
The process by which encoding of memories in the central nervous system (CNS) occurs is still theoretical though scientists know that specific types of memory make it into LTM, The types of memory that become encoded are declarative memory, which is made up of episodic and semantic memory and, procedural or implicit memory.
Both of these models rely on the relationship between declarative memory and nondeclarative memory.
Jones notes that "Ullman et al (1997) presents a dual model for language in which they posit that the lexicon is processed by the declarative memory system and grammar is processed by the procedural memory system" (Schumann, Crowell, et al.
BEPs seem to lose their declarative memory and their procedural memory appears to devolve.
Finn further added that it was likely to be the procedural memory system that was really important for learning those difficult morphological aspects of language; when one uses the declarative memory system, it doesn't help but harms him.
16) The impact of HIV infection upon other aspects of declarative memory (e.