2. Decay of Fading Theory
- Is a general term that can signify either a partial or total
loss of memory.
Anterograde Amnesia – the inability to form
long-term memories of events occurring after a brain injury or
brain surgery, although memories formed before the trauma
are usually intact and short-term memory is unaffected.
e.g. A character who is known by the name Lucy in the popular
movie “50 First Dates”.
Retrograde Amnesia – the inability to
remember the past, but can form new memories.
e.g. A character who is known by the name Jason Bourne in the
popular books and films “The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy,
The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Legacy
- neurological disorder in which
the death of brain cells causes memory
loss and cognitive decline.
- a neurodegenerative type of
dementia, the disease starts mild and
gets progressively worse.
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1. Method of Loci – also called the memory of
e.g. ordering the colors of the rainbow,
ROY G BIV
(red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet)
3. Pegword Method
4. Link Method