The Importance Of Brain Memory

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I have been given the chances to take on an essay of choice in which I will be discussing brain memory. I am limited as to how much information I can give in this essay, but I will be discussing brain memory and its features such as anatomy, structure, functions, diseases and many other things. The human body is a very complicated system. This system consists of many other systems that are made up of different organs and collectively make up the organ systems. The nervous system is an important part of the body that controls much of what we perceive, think and do. It can be divided into central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The CNS consists of the brain and spine, while the peripheral nervous system consists of nerves
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In everyday life memory is important for us so we remember something we experience. There are two types of memory, short-term and long-term memory. Short-term memory has also temporal limitation, i.e. when you do not maintain your attention on what we are doing, it will disappear from the short-term memory after a relatively short time. Long-term memory is all our knowledge, our experience and our memory slots that we have often taken care of for many years. Long-term memory in contrast to short-term memory has unlimited capacity.

Forgetfulness defined as a difficulty with, or not being able to remember, things one has done or something you have learned. Forgetfulness may happen a few seconds or minutes after the incident happened, because we do not hold information and knowledge maintenance or because we no longer need the information or knowledge. Another form of forgetfulness is superseding. This is an area which psychologists have great interest. Superseding is about traumatic memories that are associated with such anxiety and dread that are kept out of consciousness and therefore can not easily be recalled.

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If we want to remember something tomorrow, we have to consolidate it into long-term memory today. Long-term memory is the final, semi-permanent stage of memory. Unlike sensory and short-term memory, long-term memory has a theoretically infinite capacity, and information can remain there indefinitely. Long-term memory has also been called reference memory, because an individual must refer to the information in long-term memory when performing almost any task. Long-term memory can be broken down into three categories: explicit and implicit memory.
➢ Procedural memory is a part of the long-term memory and is responsible for knowing how to do things, i.e. memory of motor skills. It does not involve conscious thought and is not declarative. For example, procedural memory would involve knowledge of how to ride a bicycle.
➢ Semantic memory is a part of the long-term memory responsible for storing information about the world. This includes knowledge about the meaning of words, as well as general knowledge. For example, London is the capital of England. It involves conscious thought and is declarative.

➢ Episodic memory is a part of the long-term memory responsible for storing information about events (i.e. episodes) that we have experienced in our lives. It involves conscious thought and is declarative. An example would be a memory of our 1st day at

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