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Unformatted text preview: ♦ Information can be chunked • How to hold information longer ♦ Maintenance rehearsal The repetition of information ♦ Elaborative rehearsal Hook information to something already known ♦ Mnemonics Techniques for organizing information that makes it easier to remember • Short term memory is also called: ♦ Working memory ♦ Automaticity “workspace” in which information is held and used constantly and automatically The Third System of Memory: Long-Term Memory • A storehouse of almost unlimited capacity • Duration can be permanent • Information filed and coded to facilitate retrieval • Goal of a teacher is to get information into long-term memory • Methods ♦ Rehearsal Memorizing ♦ Meaningful learning Determine why info is important Connect to prior learning ♦ Elaboration Add the ‘rest of the story’...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 1000 taught by Professor Handron during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .
- Spring '08