Aging and Memory in Humans

  title={Aging and Memory in Humans},
  author={Yaakov Stern},
Memory is the explicit or implicit recall of information encoded in the recent or distant past. Current conceptualizations of memory, however, do not view the construct as a unitary system but rather divide it into hierarchical taxonomic modules based on duration of retention and the type of information that is being retrieved. Among the more fully elucidated conceptualizations of memory systems is one characterized by Larry Squire and colleagues, in which long-term memory is divided into… CONTINUE READING


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