Learning Objectives

  • Recognize an example of the use of long-term memory
  • Describe various aspects of long-term memory, including its capacity, coding, retention duration and forgetting, and retrieval of information
  • Compare and contrast the subdivisions of long-term memory: semantic vs. episodic, implicit vs. explicit, and declarative vs. procedural
  • Discuss the levels-of-processing theory of memory
  • Differentiate between anterograde amnesia and retrograde amnesia