Psych Notes march 14

Psych Notes march 14 - Psych Notes March 14th Memory...

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March 14 th Memory General introduction Encoding Levels of processing Problems Enriched encoding Storage The modal model Sensory memory Short-term memory Long-term memory Human memory is an extraordinarily difficult and complex process WE can retrieve an enormous amount of information from memory very very quickly. Memory is constantly being used. Provides a basis for how we know (remember) what everything we see is. Pencil. Building. Car. Memory is broken up into 3 areas. Encoding Storage Retrieval Encoding is how we store things in our brain. Storage is how memory is arranged and structured. What happens to it overtime as it remains stored Retrieval is how we recall information we had previously stored. Encoding is storing information in memory. A fundamental question is why do we remember some things and not others? U Toronto – 1970s - The critical part of the memory process had to do with what happened during the learning or encoding. - Encoding process determined how easy it was remember it - The levels of processing theory created by Craik and Tulving (1975) o When we are storing info. In memory we can do it to different depths or levels of complexity depending on how detailed the information we are receiving is. o
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course PSYC 111 taught by Professor Murnane during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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