Memory Loss: Definition Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Which is another term for memory loss?

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1. Memories of recently presented information or events are classified as ___ memories.

2. Which of the following does NOT typically contribute to memory loss?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet/quiz combo, you can assess your understanding of memory loss. Topics you'll need to know to pass this quiz include what memory loss is commonly called, causes of memory loss, and the type of memory loss caused by head injury.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can take this quiz to check your knowledge of:

  • An alternative name for memory loss
  • What recent memories are called
  • Reasons for memory loss
  • The name for memory loss caused by head injury or illness
  • Signs of atypical memory loss

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice these skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about memory loss signs and causes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of memory loss
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about memory loss characteristics and treatments

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of memory loss by reviewing the accompanying lesson titled Memory Loss: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Describe what memory loss is
  • Explain types of memory
  • Discuss memory loss causes
  • Cover diseases that involve memory loss
  • Detail memory loss symptoms
  • Mention treatment options