Memory


Haptic memory is a type of sensory memory that represents


A. visual stimuli

B. auditory stimuli

C. touch stimuli

D. taste stimuli



Iconic memory is a type of sensory memory that represents


A. visual stimuli

B. auditory stimuli

C. touch stimuli

D. taste stimuli



Which is most commonly lost in a patient of ‘amnestic syndrome’ with bilateral hippocampal damage


A. Immediate memory

B. Short term memory

C. Remote memory

D. Semantic memory



Wernicke encephalopathy is characterized by the presence of a triad of symptoms Except –


A. ophthalmoplegia

B. confusion

C. ataxia

D. diplopia



Papez circuit functions primarily in the cortical control of


A. Motor activity

B. Sensory Processor

C. Emotion

D. Gait control



Papez circuit also known as


A. Trisynaptic circuit

B. Mesolimbic pathways

C. Medial limbic circuit

D. Hypothalamic circuit



Which is called ‘Reward pathway’?

A. Trisynaptic circuit

B. Mesolimbic pathways

C. Medial limbic circuit

D. Hypothalamic circuit



Papez circuit starts from


A. mammillary bodies

B. subiculum

C. anterior nucleus of the thalamus

D. cingulate gyrus



In Shorts


Amnestic syndrome

Amnestic syndrome- refers to profound loss of recent or short-term episodic memory.

These patients, most of whom have bilateral hippocampal damage, have

  1. normal immediate and working memory
  2. normal ability to recall remote and semantic memories

Sensory memories


sensory memories
1Iconic memoryvisual stimuli
2Echoic memoryauditory stimuli
3Haptic memorytouch stimuli
sensory memories

Types of memory


1Immediate working memoryPrefrontal cortex
2short-term or recent memoryEpisodic memoryMedial temporal lobe
3Long-term memorySemantic memoryLateral temporal and other cortices
4Motor memory Procedural memoryBasal ganglia, cerebellum
Types of memory

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