chap9attentionmemory2

chap9attentionmemory2 - Working Memory, Long-Term Memory...

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Unformatted text preview: Working Memory, Long-Term Memory & Memory Deficits Quiz Question Name one strategy or process for encoding information into long-term memory Lecture Overview Working Memory Phonological Loop Visuospatial Sketchpad Central Executive Long-Term Memory Encoding Retrieval Distortions & Deficits of Memory Types of Amnesia Memory Distortions Modal Model of the Mind Working Memory (aka Short-Term Memory) The memory store that holds information we are consciously attending to and thinking about 2 Metaphors helpful in understanding Working Memory It is the major workplace of the mind where all conscious perceiving, feeling, comparing, computing & reasoning takes place It is the central executive of the mind , controlling which sensory info to pay attention to, which information to retrieve from long term memory, and how these two pieces of information fit together HOWEVER, it is limited in its capacity. The amount of information that can be perceived and processed at one time is finite Holding Information in Working Memory Maintenance Rehearsal The process of continually attending to and mentally repeating information in order to keep it in short term memory A Memory Test! http://psych.hanover.edu/javatest/CLE/Cog Components of Working Memory Phonological Loop The component of working memory that is responsible for holding verbal information The magic number seems to be 7 plus or minus 2 pieces of information can be rehearsed and preserved in Working Memory Visuospatial Sketchpad The component of working memory that is responsible for holding visual and spatial information Memory Test using Phonological Loop Recall the Following Letters P D V C T E G B Memory Test using Phonological Loop Recall the Following Letters K Y Z W R Q A L Memory Test using Phonological...
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