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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
: The inability to form memories for new information (as opposed to
, which involves the inability to remember information previously stored in memory.)
After a tragic brain injury, someone with anterograde amnesia would only be able to remember things up to a certain point in time; anything after the event would be forgotten.
When a person is incapable of encoding and storing new memories, but is still able to retrieve old memories.
Not being able to form new memories or remember new information.
Only being able to remember things previously stored in
long term memory
A man who gets a head injury in a car accident and can only remember the events before the accident would have anterograde amnesia.Therefore, he can not remember new events that occur after the accident.
In the movie "50 First Dates", the girl could remember everything that had happened before her car accident, but couldn't remember anything that happened to her after that day.
The movie "Memento" where a man can't remember anything since his wife's murder so he must piece together the clues he finds by tattooing them on his body because he cannot store new memories.
The tragic case of H.M., who had his
cut to cure his epilepsy. After parts of his
were accidentally removed, he could only remember events that occurred before his operation. While he cannot form new
, he has demonstrated the ability to store new
In the beginning of Finding Nemo, Dori demonstrates anterograde amnesia when she keeps forgetting why Marvin is following her, even after he asked her multiple times for help finding Nemo.
which is the opposite of anterograde amnesia
which is the part of the brain damaged resulting in anterograde amnesia
Long term memory
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