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Diminished Iconic Memory An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s

The sensory memory for visual stimuli is sometimes known as the iconic memory, the memory for aural stimuli is known as the echoic memory, and that for touch as the haptic memory. In a study on Alzheimer's researchers showed that diminished iconic memory may be an early indicator of an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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Study: Comparing Iconic Memory in Children with and without ADHD

Amadi et al. (2013) studied the possibility of iconic memory impairment in children with ADHD, and compared the results with that of children without ADHD.

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Visual Memory: Definition, Types and Importance for Academic Achievement

Visual memory is the ability to remember or recall information such as faces, pictures or words that have been viewed in the past. Researchers have subdivided visual memory into three main subsystems: visual sensory memory, visual short-term memory, and visual long-term memory.

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Types of Memory: Visual, Auditory, Sensory, Working, Short- & Long-term

Scientists now know that memory actually takes many different forms. Memory is not an “all-or-none” process; it is clear that there are actually many kinds of memory, each of which may be somewhat independent of the others. Here are a few...

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What Is Sensory Register or Sensory Memory?

Roughly speaking, the sensory register or sensory memory concerns memories that last no more than about a second or two. Iconic memory refers to visual sensory memory, and echoic memory to auditory sensory memory.

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