mtaffe at psy.ucsd.edu
Mon Mar 23 20:03:23 EST 1998
In article <35167CC8.4FA054F3 at hotmail.com>,
marcello spinella <optimism32 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>Unless he continues to rehearse it or is distrated, the info can be maintained, but
>shortly after it rapidly decays. Perhaps the hippocampal role in WM is to carry
>the contents of WM in to LTM.
How is this "working memory"? you seem to have merely substituted WM for the traditional concept of
short-term memory. Do you consider working memory to be a unique concept or just a semantic
substitution for traditional memory categorization?
Michael Taffe, Ph.D * mtaffe at pluto.scripps.edu
Dept. of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute
(619) 784-7247 * http://psy.ucsd.edu/~mtaffe/professional.html
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