declarative memory


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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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Impaired declarative memory for emotional material following bilateral amygdala damage in humans.
While consumers write and share their brand stories on social media, they store in their long-term declarative memory a set chunk that represents the brand experience as the associations of the brand to attributes, emotions, or sensations.
These results suggest a deficit in the initial steps of cortical tagging of memory traces associated with brain aging in SC compared to EE animals and demonstrate that exposure to stimulating environmental conditions preserves remote recall of declarative memory abilities in aged mice by promoting system consolidation through the activation of epigenetic regulatory processes crucial for coding and consolidation of cortical mnemonic traces.
Under this theory, declarative memory, which stores knowledge and facts, would be more useful for learning vocabulary and certain rules of grammar.
The assumption that a PM impairment results from dysfunction of the prospective and/or retrospective component predicts that a patient with poor performance on PM tasks will also be impaired on neuropsychological tests assessing executive abilities or declarative memory. Indeed, a number of studies have documented this kind of relationship.
With regard to verbal declarative memory, patients showed a deficient performance in learning and delayed recall, both in free and cued tests (semantic cues).
The life cycle of declarative memory, of critical importance in legal education and law firm training programs, involves four stages: encoding, storing, retrieving, and forgetting.
Deficits in verbal declarative memory function in women with childhood sexual abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder.
The topics include the methods of cognitive neurosciences, attention and its effects on stimulus processing, declarative memory, language, decision making, and the evolution and development of the brain and cognition.
Consistent Declarative Memory with Depressive Symptomatology
Overall, patients with steroid dementia showed a predominance of verbal declarative memory deficits out of proportion to other cognitive symptoms.

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