psych219 - 2/19 psych: Memory Memory: persistence of...

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2/19 psych: Memory Memory: persistence of learning over time via the storage and retrieval of information Hermann Ebbingause Used nonsense syllables TUV ZOF GEK WAV He more times practiced on day one, the fewer repetitions to relearn on day 2 JABBERWOCKY by LEWIS CARROLL ( from through the looking-glass and what alice found there, 1872) Memory: memory as information processing Similar to computer encoding the processing of information into the memory system i.e., extracting meaning storage the retention of encoded information over time Retrieval Process of getting information out of memory Three Types of Memory Sensory Memory The immediate, initial recording of sensory information in the memory system Very short term Short-term or Working Memory Focuses more on the processing of briefly stored information
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Long-Term Memory The relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system Sensory Memory Records information from the senses for up to three tenths of a second
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