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Neuropsychology and Application of Memory Research

Examine neuropsychology of memory and application of memory research.

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Each patient undergoing an evaluation receives a brief paper and pencil test of their memory, language function and problem solving skills. The test usually takes one hour and is administered by a psychometrician. The test is helpful in detecting and quantifying problems and in monitoring changes over time.

Working memory: One view is that short-term memory represents the same system as long-term memory, but is used under rather special conditions which result in very little long-term retention. An alternative ...