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EXAM TWO STUDY GUIDE by Sarah Templeton CHAPTERS SEVEN-TEN This study guide is merely a guide to help organize some of the main themes or ideas within the chapters. This is by no means a complete guide to the test and it does not include some of the important topics covered in class. Thus, this study guide is designed to augment your notes and reading and help provide an organizational framework to aid your memory as you prepare for the exam. CHAPTER SEVEN: What are the three processes of memory required for you to successfully recall something? 1. Encoding 2. Storage 3. Retrieval What is attention and how is it related to memory? – Attention is focusing awareness on a narrower range of stimuli or events. It’s almost always necessary for memory because it serves as a filter for information. What is the levels-of-processing theory? – The proposal that deeper levels of processing at the encoding stage result in the longer-lasting memory codes. What are the levels of processing and how are they related and/or different? – Elaboration: linking a stimulus to info at the time of encoding. Visual: creating images to represent words. Duel-coding theory: memory is enhanced by forming semantic & visual codes b/c either one can lead to recall. What are some ways to enrich encoding? Be able to distinguish between sensory, short-term, and long-term memory. How long do they each last and what function do they each serve? 1.
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