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Unformatted text preview: March 7, 2008 [Psychology] Storage Retaining neutrally coded information over time Retrieval Recovering information from memory storage Information Processing Approach Memory is a process, analogous to a computer, where information goes through three basic processesencoding, storage, and retrieval Parallel Distributed Processing Model Memory is distributed across a wise network of interconnected neurons located throughout the brain, When activated, this network works simultaneously to process information Levels of Processing Approach Memory depends on the degree or depth of mental processing occurring when material is initially encountered. Shallow processing leads to little memory, whereas deeper processing adds meaning and greater memory Traditional ThreeStage Memory Model Memory requires three different storage boxes or stages to hold and process information for various lengths of time. Sensory memory holds information for exceedingly short Psychology Review March 7, 2008 [Psychology]
intervals, short term memory retains information for approximately 30 seconds or less and long term memory provides relatively permanent storage Psychology Review ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..
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