Psych Midterm#2Notes

Psych Midterm#2Notes - 3/25/2008 10:56:00 PM The Modal...

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25/03/2008 21:56:00 The Modal Model of Memory consists of Long-term Memory The long term memory is passive. It has much more space for information,  however. It is the stored representation of all a person knows.  Working Memory Conscious memory. The amount storable is finite and will be lost if not used  actively. Sensory Memory Has a separate sensory store for each system. Holds brief snippets of  information registered by the system from the senses, touch smell, vision,  hearing, etc). There are Control Processes Attention, Encoding, Retrieval o During attention, information is transferred from the sensory memory in  the working memory.  Think, stimuli gained from environment, sensory memory takes  stimuli, and paying attention to the stimulus transfers the  information into the consciousness/working memory. o Encoding: encoding is like solidifying your knowledge. You are bringing  information from the working memory into the long term memory.  o Retreival is the process of being able to take information from the LTM  and bring it into the consciousness/working memory. Remember that with memory there are two competing mechanisms:
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2008 for the course PSYC 110 taught by Professor Karenwynn during the Fall '08 term at Yale.

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Psych Midterm#2Notes - 3/25/2008 10:56:00 PM The Modal...

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