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1Marina CardosoProfessor MccormickIntroduction to psychOctober 17th, 2019Reflection 6 out of 10The definition of memory is the ability to store and retrieve information over time. Memoryis the result of processes of encoding, storage, and retrieval. Memory plays a very important lifein our life, from remembering where our keys to our dorm is, to a more extreme case such ascreating our own personal identity and/or establishing neural connections.Encoding is a process of transforming information, such as feelings,perceptions and thoughts,and being able to turn that information into lasting memories. When we are able to bring to mindprevious stored information from our memory, we can say that we are engaged in the process of
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