How Are Sensory Are Memories?

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How accurate are memories?

Memories are an important part of our lives because they are all the things that we have been living through the years. The main objective of this essay is to show to the readers the importance of memories in our lives, also talk about the process of them, how do they form, including how do they work, and the types of memories that exists. Memories are considered as information that our brains were retained from differents activities through time. But also those memories can be false because there are many things that can influence in the way we remember things, so How accurate do you think your memories are?.

According to our dictionaries about memories, “the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving …show more content…

The different types of memories each have their own particular mode of operation, but they all cooperate in the process of memorization and can be seen as three necessary steps into forming a lasting memory. Sensory memory is the shortest-term memory. Is the ability to retain impressions of sensory information after the original stimuli have ended. It receives information through the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch, which are retained accurate information. For example, the ability to hear a nice song while you are having a good time with friends and then time later remember that day including the song is part of our sensory memory, you connected that song with yourself, that's why you remember it.

Long-term memory refers to the storage of information over an extended period (usually more than 30 seconds). It means that if you can remember something that happened more than just a few moments ago whether it occurred just hours ago or even years, then that is a long-term memory. When we remember things of our childhood we are talking about Long-term memories, because they happened a long time ago, also the things that are safe in the Long-term memory, are experiences that had an important impact in our

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