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VCE Psychology Units 3 & 4 Notes (Memory)

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Includes notes from the memory AOS, including areas such as regions of the brain involved in memory, neurons, theorys of memory and diseases of memory loss.

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VCE Psychology Units 3 & 4 Notes (Memory)
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Cognitive science Memory Neuropsychology Neuropsychological assessment Long-term memory Episodic memory Storage Encoding Recall Forgetting Semantic memory Short-term memory
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Cognitive science Memory Neuropsychology Neuropsychological assessment Long-term memory Episodic memory Storage Encoding Recall Forgetting Semantic memory Short-term memory
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) - Dendrites: The tree like ‘branches of the neuron which receives neural impulses (or messages) from the pre-synaptic cell and sends it toward the cell body (or soma) so that information can be processed by the nucleus of the cell. - Synapses: The neural ‘gap’ between the terminal buttons of one neuron and the dendrites of the next. It is the point of communication between two neurons. Neurotransmitter is released from the synaptic button of one neuron, to the dendrite of the next (allowing communication of information from one neuron to the next). Synapse for...
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