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Unformatted text preview: Psychology exam After practice, effort processing becomes more automatic; reading from right to left for students of Hebrew Can boost memory through rehearsal : conscious repetition of info, either to maintain it in consciousness or to encode it for storage Next-in-line effect : when people go around circle saying names/words, poorest memories are for name/word person before them said Info received before sleep is hardly ever remembered Retain info better when rehearsal distributed over time – phenomenon called spacing effect : tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention than is achieved through cramming When given a list of items and ask to recall, people often demonstrate serial position effect : tendency to recall best the last and first items in a list How does this help you study?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Matchock,robert during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '07