Memory in Man

  • I. S. Beritashvili


All of the phenomena of memory described above, i.e., image, conditioned reflex, and emotional, are also characteristic of man. It can be asserted that at an early age children possess all of these aspects of memory, and their behavior is exclusively regulated by them. Only with age, when children begin to speak and reason, and when the representation of the external world and of internal conditions is retained in verbal symbols, does a new form of memory, which can be termed verbal-logical, begin to take place in man. This form of memory is evidently fundamentally related to the extraordinary development of the cerebral cortex.


Conditional Signal Verbal Symbol Image Behavior Postembryonic Development Motor Image 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. S. Beritashvili
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysiologyGeorgian Academy of SciencesTbilisiUSSR

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