020808 - 2.8.08 Memory and Learning CAUSALITY: Why is it...

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2.8.08 Memory and Learning CAUSALITY: Why is it easier to remember a story? Interesting – Gets Attention Chronological order so makes sense Relate to life – makes it easier to remember Creates image in head We have more of a memory for what goes wrong then for what goes right T1 ---- T2 Enthymeme: Something is left out of the information that causes you to fill in around that Re-member: is to rejoin someone We remember stories easier because: Emotion Detail Causality Superstition Syncretic Memory: (Syncretic: Bringing things together that don’t exactly fit); when two events (that are completely unrelated) take place and because they happen at the same time, they have a special memory force. Story (example): Falling in love with wife Sitting on river writing a story to him, saw two birds swimming on water and when she saw the two together swimming towards her, she drew a connection because they happened at a moment. At that moment she ‘fell in love.’ Temporal Rationality: From things that co-occur
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2008 for the course CMS 367 taught by Professor Browning during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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