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Chapter 7: Human Memory
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Human Memory: Basic Questions How does information get into memory? How is information maintained in memory? How is information pulled back out of memory?
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Figure 7.2 Three key processes in memory
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Encoding: Getting Information Into Memory The role of attention Focusing awareness Divided attention
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Encoding: Getting Information into Memory The role of attention Levels of processing Incoming information processed at different levels Deeper processing = longer lasting memory codes Encoding levels : Structural = shallow Phonemic = intermediate Semantic = deep
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Figure 7.3 Levels-of-processing theory
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Enriching Encoding Elaboration = linking a stimulus to other information at the time of encoding Thinking of examples Visual Imagery = creation of visual images to represent words to be remembered Easier for concrete objects: Dual-coding theory
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Storage: Maintaining Information in Memory Analogy: information storage in computers ~
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PYSC 100 taught by Professor Schneider during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Oneonta.

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