Psycology Paper 1 - Okoye Cynthia Okoye Introduction to...

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Okoye Cynthia Okoye Introduction to Psychology October 10, 2007 There are four kids in my family including myself. The most memorable moments of my childhood were the moments that my siblings and I spent playing with each other. We were all blessed with very vivid imaginations and used that to make up some pretty unique games. This often drove our mother crazy because she was constantly trying to keep up with us and the chaos that typically surrounded us. Memory, to think that after all of these years I can still recall the events of my childhood so vividly is amazing. It goes to show how wonderfully we have all been created. But where do these memories get stored, and why is it that I can remember some information so much more vividly than others? The best way to explain this is simply by breaking down the components of memory. There are three key processes in memory, encoding, storage and retrieval (Weiten 205). Encoding is the process of getting information into memory, and to do this we must first form a
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Schau during the Spring '08 term at North Park University.

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Psycology Paper 1 - Okoye Cynthia Okoye Introduction to...

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