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Implications of Ineffective Long-term Memory Consolidation

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Please outline the implications of effectively and not effectively encoding information into long-term memory

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Solution offers a 247 word discussion on what happens, physiologically and in terms of behavior, when memories are ineffectively encoded into long-term memory.

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Quite simply put, the effects of encoding information properly vs. improperly is pretty basic: in the former case, memory consolidates such that it can be more easily recalled in the future. In the latter case, the memory may not be encoded into long-term memory at all, or in some cases, parts of it are. When recall happens, there are holes in the memory that are often ...

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