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September 30, 2010 Memory Sensory Memory Everything that we are exposed to, in all our senses. OPWI IWCL We take all stimuli in, but unless we focus on a specific part of it will it be transferred to short term memory Short term memory and links to long term memory Short term – holding place where we separate things into long term and forgotten. Function, boost, learning, rationalizing, sexuality, cookie, experience 7 +/- 2 is the magic number for short term memory We remember words because of order – we remember first best, and the end pretty well – Primacy Recency Longer words are less well remembered Emotionality of the topic – sexuality and divorce were more remembered Rehearsal – the more we hear, see, and think about something, we remember it better Ebbinghaus – studied how people remember Bed, rest, awake, wake, snooze, doze, dream, slumber, tired Candy, sweet, salty, bitter, taste, chocolate, fruits – SWEET wasn’t
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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