Memory is one of the most studied topics in cognitive psychology. Attention to memory has branching out to various domains such as neurobiology, artificial intelligence, and, more recently, neuroscience. Several models have been developed to explain how memory works, some of which, such as those based upon the distinction between short-term or long-term memory have found a place in the collective imagination and have promoted an extremely effective terminology within both the scientific and the popular literatures. Generally speaking, we can define memory as the ability to retrieve information, but this definition does not account either for the fact that this information is continuously changed, modified, or for the lack of a precise correspondence between what is originally encoded and what is later retrieved. At this point, we could ask ourselves: is memory a memory system? Is the purpose of memory to remember?

Memory and cerebellum

Vecchi, T
2020

Abstract

Memory is one of the most studied topics in cognitive psychology. Attention to memory has branching out to various domains such as neurobiology, artificial intelligence, and, more recently, neuroscience. Several models have been developed to explain how memory works, some of which, such as those based upon the distinction between short-term or long-term memory have found a place in the collective imagination and have promoted an extremely effective terminology within both the scientific and the popular literatures. Generally speaking, we can define memory as the ability to retrieve information, but this definition does not account either for the fact that this information is continuously changed, modified, or for the lack of a precise correspondence between what is originally encoded and what is later retrieved. At this point, we could ask ourselves: is memory a memory system? Is the purpose of memory to remember?
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