CH 8 - The Phenomenon of Memory -Memory is any indication...

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The Phenomenon of Memory -Memory is any indication that learning has persisted over time. It is our ability to store and retrieve information. Studying Memory: Information Processing Models -memory's three stage process encoding -> storing -> retrieval Information Processing -The Atkinson-Schiffin (1968) three-stage model of memory includes: a) sensory memory b) short-term memory c) long term memory Encoding: Getting Information In -How we encode 1. Some information (route to school) is automatically processed 2. However, new or unusual information (new phone number) requires attention and effort Automatic Processing -We process an enormous amount of information effortlessly, such as the following: 1. Space: While reading a textbook, you automatically encode the place of a picture on a page 2. Time: We unintentionally not the the events that take place in a day 3. Frequency: You effortlessly keep track of things that happen to you Effortful Processing -Committing novel information to memory requires effort just like learning a concept from a textbook. Such processing leads to durable and accessible memories. Rehearsal
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSYC 107 taught by Professor Hull during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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CH 8 - The Phenomenon of Memory -Memory is any indication...

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