Psych 310 10 Oct - Psych 310 10 Oct. `06 Memory Morgan Ch.7...

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Psych 310 10 Oct. ‘06 Memory Morgan Ch.7 and 311-317 1. Models of memory Memory as “cognitive equivalent of breathing” -- Essential to survival = adaptive -- Happens without serious thought -- Conditioning, other learning, and cognitive processes depend on ability to store and retrieve information (rely on memory processes) ENCODING STORAGE RETRIEVAL Retrieval of stored information for use in problem solving key for today Stage Model of Memory / Information Processing Atkinson & Shiffrin 1968 (1) Sensory Store (Memory) register information and very brief holding for potential later processing (2) Short-Term Store (STM) movement of information from sensory store handling limit = 5-9 chunks(meaningful) of information (3) Long-Term Store (LTM) permanent/long amount of time Limitless/potentially large storage space LTM is organize and indexed Types: IMPLICIT without conscious recall EXPLICIT with conscious recall What is evidence that these may really be very different forms of memory? Levels of Processing Model
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Psych 310 10 Oct - Psych 310 10 Oct. `06 Memory Morgan Ch.7...

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