101409 - Suppression When we try to either learn something...

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Embodied cognition Memories are created using all or many of our sense Instead of being encoded/translated into some conceptual/symbolic representation, our memories are stored pretty much as we originally experienced them, made up of all the sense data. As we remember things, our neurons are firing as if we are experiencing those memories again. Thus, memories are a way of re-experiencing what one physically experienced before their senses. Reperceive When we remember, we actually Reperceive even from our past You can recall taste, smells, looks Meshing We use past memories to help us make sense of what we are perceiving in the present moment Thus, past memories “mesh” with current perceptions
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Unformatted text preview: Suppression When we try to either learn something new or remember something that we’re not currently perceiving or experiencing at the moment we typically try to suppress any non-relevant current perceptions so they won’t distract us. IP Human mind is like a computer Information is encoded before storing/saving it in memory Human mind, encoding means that information is translated into an abstract conceptual, symbolic representation. EC Focuses on memorizing in whole with all sense rather than in abstract parts-encoding whole memories reather than basic bits These two models reveal different things about the way people remember...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course TE 150 taught by Professor Palmer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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