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FINAL Memory - Memory Study Guide Chapter 7 Procedural Memory The procedural memory system houses memory for actions skills conditioned responses

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Memory Study Guide: Chapter 7 Procedural Memory The procedural memory system houses memory for actions, skills, conditioned responses, and emotional memories It contains memories of how to execute actions. Declarative Memory The declarative memory system handles factual information. It contains recollections of words, definitions, names, dates, faces, events, concepts, and ideas. Semantic Memory The semantic memory system contains general knowledge that is not tied to the time when the information was learned. This memory might be unlimited. Episodic Memory The episodic memory system is made up of chronological, or temporally dated, recollections of personal experiences. It is a record of things you’ve done, seen, and heard. It is believed to be limited to between 3 and 5000 episodes from one’s life. Encoding Encoding involves forming a memory code. It usually requires attention. Importance of Encoding Some methods of encoding create more durable memory codes than others, which changes the rate of forgetting. The better the memory code, the less forgetting. Storage Storage involves maintaining encoded information in memory over time. Memory is divided into three different stores: sensory, short-term memory and long-term memory. Retrieval Retrieval involves recovering information from memory stores. Attention and Encoding Attention involves focusing awareness on a narrowed range of stimuli or events. Attention is selection of input. Levels of Processing Theory
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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FINAL Memory - Memory Study Guide Chapter 7 Procedural Memory The procedural memory system houses memory for actions skills conditioned responses

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