Memory Outline - Jake Venditto Chow Human Memory 1/13/10...

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Jake Venditto 1/13/10 Chow Memory Outline Human Memory Encoding: How memories are formed Encoding is an active Process 2 Chances to remember, visual and verbal Requires selective attention to be encoded Only messages with meaning are put into memory Time devoted or time of attention affects the encoding of material Structural Encoding (physical structure characteristics) shallow level Phonemic (sounds of words) intermediate Semantic (meaning) deep processing Elaboration Serial Position Effect: tend to remember the beginning and end of lists Semantic Meaning: make information personally relevant Peg System: Attach things you need to remember to things you already know Clustering and Chunking Acronyms Acrostics: “Every Good Boy Does Fine” Storage: How memories are retained 3 stages of memory storage: Sensory, short-term, long-term Sensory: Retains sensory image for fraction of a second, long enough to develop perception STM: 20 to 30 sec. w/o rehearsal
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course PSY 102 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Spring '10 term at North Country Community College.

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Memory Outline - Jake Venditto Chow Human Memory 1/13/10...

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