Describe & evaluate Tulving's Theory that there are different types of LTM (12)

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Describe & evaluate Tulving's Theory that there are different types of LTM (12)
1.1 Positive (+)
1.1.1 HM+ Clive Wearing Procedual memory remembering how to stroke a dog Semantic memory concept of a dog Episodic remembering stroking a dog impaired- Amnesia must be different LTM stores if one doesn't work while another is unaffected Clinical evidence
1.1.2 Tulving et al. (1994) Neuroimaging evidence Different LTMSs in different parts of the brain Prefrontal Cortex Right Hemisphere is Episodic Left Hemisphere is Semantic objective proof that there must be a different types of LTM if they are in different places so high validity
1.1.3 Real Life Applications
1.2 Negative (-)
1.2.1 Problems with the clinical evidence that supports this explanation Lack of Control over variables Example (personality variables, extent+ location of brain damage, you don't know how their memory was like before) Low Generaliseability most of the supporting evidence is built on case studies of brain damaged patients
2.1 3 types of LTM
2.1.1 Episodic Memory: -memory for events time stamped give an example (did yesterday, birthday last year your memory of a single episode (includes lots of different elements- give eg)
2.1.2 Semantic Memory: knowledge of the world facts, concepts experiences give an example (capital cities, what something tastes like, etc.) Not time stamped
2.1.3 Procedural Memory: memory of actions/ skills Not time stamped give an example (how to swim, ride a bike, drive a car, etc.)
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