ch7_Mem_10_07_090

ch7_Mem_10_07_090 - Factors influencing memory include:...

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Factors influencing memory include: Order of learning (Lemon, Apricot) Primacy Effect Recency Effect Unusual items stand out (Carrot, Philadelphia) Meaningful items stand out Repetition helps (Tomato) Distraction hurts Peach, Pineapple, which came right after the naked people Your age at first learning Potato might be easier than Mango, unless you grew up in Florida or other tropical places
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Chapter 7 Memory ….and how to study!
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What is Memory? Memory is a general term for the storage, retention and recall of events, information and procedures.
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Free Recall Simplest method for tester; most difficult for tested To produce a response as you would in an essay Cued Recall Receive significant hints; like when I want you to answer a question but you all are just staring at me Recognition Offered several choices, must select one; multiple choice tests Relearning (Savings) – NOT ON THE TEST! Time saved when relearning information previously
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course PSY 22518 taught by Professor Dr.chrismayhorn during the Fall '09 term at N.C. State.

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ch7_Mem_10_07_090 - Factors influencing memory include:...

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