Declarative Memory One Type of Memory

Declarative memory is what we most often think of as memory. Remembering where you were when you first rode your bicycle or where you were when the Challenger exploded are examples of declarative memory. What defines declarative memory is the ability to consciously recollect the situation in which you learned something new. Declarative memory is context based. H.M. was able to recall experiences before his retrograde amnesia. H.M. had intact declarative memory to an extent, but he was unable to form any new declarative memories because he lacked the anatomical structure to do so.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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