Lecture October 12, 2007

Lecture October 12, 2007 - Complex learning o Insight use...

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Complex learning. o Insight, use of tools, symbols and cognitive maps. o Some monkeys are smarter than others so you can use these smart monkeys to prove complex learning. Memory. o 3 stages of memory. Encoding. Left hemisphere of the brain. To extract information from the brain. o First, you need to code the information. o The information needs to be stored in two different categories. Short term storage. Frontal cortex. Long term storage. Hippocampus. o Conductor of the various portions of the brain that put together the memory experience. Problems in any of these areas will result in the failure of memory. 3 types of encoding. o Eidetic. Photographic. Visual. o Phonetic. Rehearsal. o Semantic. Most efficient way to transfer information from short to long term memory. Understanding pieces of the information. Retrieve information easily.
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