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General Psychology_Doran_Date__032210 - PSYCH 100 Chapter 7...

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PSYCH 100 (3/22/10) Chapter 7: Memory (Continued) STM as Working Memory: information must be actively maintained o without maintenance, would loose memory in 20 seconds format: verbal/visuo-spatial phonological loop: memory storehouse for verbal information (things you could say) visuo-spatial sketchpad: used to store visual and spatial information how do we know they need rehearsal Long-term Memory: an unlimited capacity store that can hold information over lengthy periods one view is that there is unlimited capacity and all info ever exposed to is there another view is that info in LTM is lost over time serial position effect: remember things better that are at the beginning or the end of a list (primacy or recency effect) o recency effect relies on short term memory, still able to rehearse them flashbulb memory: unusually vivid and detailed recollections of momentous events electrical stimulation of the temporal lobe in epileptics sometime brings
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at University of Delaware.

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General Psychology_Doran_Date__032210 - PSYCH 100 Chapter 7...

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