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Term:Memory-Definition:the ability to remember the things thatwe have experienced, imagined, andlearned.Term:information-processing model-Definition:a computer-like model used todescribe the way humans encode,store, and retrieve information.Term:sensory registers-Definition:entry points for raw information fromthe senses.Term:attention-Definition:the selection of some incominginformation for further processing.Term:short-term memory (STM)-Definition:working memory; briefly stores andprocesses selected information fromthe sensory registers.
Term:chunking-Definition:the grouping of information intomeaningful units for easier handlingby short-term memory.Term:rote rehersal-Definition:retaining information in memorysimply by repeating it over and over.Term:long-term memory (LTM)-Definition:the portion of memory that is more orless permanent, corresponding toeverything we "know".Term:serial-position effect-Definition:the finding that when asked to recall a

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