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"I remember you but not your name" - The brain and proper name retreival / "Spomnim se te, a ne vem, kako se kličeš" - Možgani in priklic lastnih imen

"I remember you but not your name" - The brain and proper name retreival / "Spomnim se te, a ne vem, kako se kličeš" - Možgani in priklic lastnih imen

This video was recorded at Znanstveni večeri - Univerza v Novi Gorici. Proper names are important in every day life. Forgetting them is a very common source of embarrassment, increasingly more frequent with aging. Their difference with common names has been matter of philosophical speculations and linguistic theories. Until two decades ago, the mechanisms underlying their production were largely unknown and undistinguished from those underlying the production of common names. In this talk, proper name retrieval is compared to common name retrieval. The following questions are addressed: Are PN (proper names) and common names (CN) processed separately? Can PN processing be located in the brain? Is PN processing more difficult than CN processing? Does PN processing change with age differently... Show More

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