Module 25 - Module25 00:33 Objective 25-1 We process some...

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Module 25 00:33 Objective 25-1 We process some external stimuli consciously in our sensory memory, while other external events are processed underneath the radar of our conscious efforts The events we notice and attend to are encoded, or processed in our working memory Further processing and rehearsing encodes important parts of the event into our long-term memory, from which the information may later be retrieved AUTOMATIC PROCESSING Without conscious effort, you automatically process information about… Space (you can visualize information on a text book page) Time (you can retrace your steps when looking for a lost coat) Frequency (I’ve run into her 3 times today…effortlessly keep track) Some forms of processing require attention and effort when we first perform them, but with experience and practice become automatic Learning to read Objective 25-2 EFFORTFUL PROCESSING Often produces durable and accessible memories We can boost our memory through rehearsal, or conscious repetition
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Maas during the Fall '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Module 25 - Module25 00:33 Objective 25-1 We process some...

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