General Psychology Unit 3 Homework

General Psychology Unit 3 Homework - it to consciousness....

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General Psychology Unit 1 Running head: GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY UNIT 3 HOMEWORK General Psychology Unit 3 Homework Sheryl MacKay Everest College Online General Psychology PS2012D-2 Deborah Lane August 22, 2009
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General Psychology Unit 3 Homework Memory is information that is encoded, stored, and retrieved. In the study of memory, encoding is the process of physical sensory input into one’s memory. It is considered the first of three steps in memory information processing; the remaining two steps are storage and retrieval. During memory encoding, information may be processed about space, time, and frequency through automatic processing or effortful processing. The second memory process is storage. Storage maintains memory over time. The third memory process is retrieval which is locating stored information and returning
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Unformatted text preview: it to consciousness. Long term memory is information that you have and wont forget. Short term memory is information that is in your brain for approximately twenty seconds. As long term memory is subject to fading in the natural forgetting process, several recalls/retrievals of memory may needed for long term memories to last for years, dependent also on the depth of processing. Individual retrievals can take place in increasing intervals in accordance with the principle of spaced repetition. This can happen quite naturally through reflection or deliberate recall (a.k.a recollection), often dependent on the perceived importance of the material....
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