midterm - Memory Definition the persistence of learning...

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Memory Definition : the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information Flashbulb memory : a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment/event To remember anything…we get information into our brains (encoding), retain that information (storage), and later get it back out (retrieval). Encoding: the processing of information into the memory system – for example, by extracting meaning Storage : the retention of encoded information over time Retrieval : the process of getting information out of memory storage Long-Term Memory Definition : the relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system. Includes knowledge, skills and experiences. Encoded through rehearsal Short-Term Memory Definition : activated memory that holds a few items briefly, such as the seven digits of a phone number while dialing, before the information is stored or forgotten. Forgetting
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