24th May 2024

Reply To: The Man with the 7 Second Memory (Year 2 Sun.)

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Its STM works in part because it can store information for 7 to 30 seconds but then disappears completely.

I think he has a partially functional episodic memory because he remembers important events in life like his childhood, his wedding or his children (up to a certain age). Interestingly, he also remembers the phone number of his family home.

Semantic seems to work. He remembers what he is used for and what things are – he knows what a pen is and what it is used for.