Discuss types of memory and memory disorders (e.g., amnesias, dementias).


Examples may also include, but are not limited to, sensory, short-term, working,long-term, Alzheimer’s disease, brain injury, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and stress.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Psychology
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2107300: Psychology 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7921033: Access Psychology (Specifically in versions: 2023 and beyond (current))

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Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.P.11.AP.6a: Identify a type of memory (sensory, short-term, working, long-term).
SS.912.P.11.AP.6b: Recognize a characteristic of a memory disorder.

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