September 29 Memory

September 29 Memory - September 29, 2005 Memory Memory The...

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September 29, 2005 Memory Memory The next topic is memory. Working from a 3 process theory Sensory: largely works through the receptive level Info is largely eliminated because it needs to be refreshed Short term: requires lots of energy Long term memory: life-long memories John B Watson Defined learning as the formation of an association Lashley The physical location of the brain is called an Engram He did not come across such organ Learning as been considered a gradual process Lorenz Imprinting phenomena Occurs during a single exposure Ranchers had problems with coyotes and needed help Feeding medicine to baby coyotes prevented them from hunting Single trial experience Sensory Memory Iconic memory: visual memory The duration of sensory memory is thought to be .3 seconds We must get rid of what’s on our retina to move on The capacity is thought to be “unlimited” Forgetting factors: Neural decay, neurons stop responding Over 75% of information is eliminated and filtered out
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