Lecture8Memory

Lecture8Memory - Processes Required for Processes...

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1 Processes Required for Processes Required for Remembering Remembering General Psychology Feb. 2, 2010 Stage 1: ________________ • Transform perceptions, thoughts, and feelings into enduring memories • Attention – Pseudo-forgetting • More on this as we go… – Elaborative encoding – Encoding should match retrieval Stage 2: _______________ • Maintain information in memory over time • 3 Divisions of memory stores – Sensory memory – Short-term memory – Long-term memory Information Information -Processing Model Processing Model
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2 Information Processing Model of Memory Storage systems vary along 2 dimensions: • ______________- amount of information • ______________ - length of time information is retained Sensory Memory Defined Sensory Memory Short-term Memory Long-term Memory Event Temporary storage of sensory information Sensory Memory • Sensory information kept for a few seconds or less • Iconic memory – < 1 second • Echoic memory – < 5 seconds vs. Short-term Memory Defined Sensory Memory Short-term Memory Long-term Memory Transfer Events Temporary storage system for information currently being used a.k.a. Working Memory
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3 Short-Term Memory • Information in conscious attention – “Activated memory” – Example: Looking up a telephone number • Rehearsal – Mental repetition of information – Re-entry into short term memory Capacity of STM Rehearsal h Mentally repeating information Extends duration of short-term memory Facilitates transfer of information to long-term memory Memory Consolidation Sensory Memory Short-term Memory Long-term Memory Consolidation Transfer Events process of transferring information from short-term to long-term memory
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