WorkingMemory

WorkingMemory - Working Memory 1. Encoding, Storage, &...

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Working Memory 1. Encoding, Storage, & Retrieval 2. Hermann Ebbinghaus 3. The “Buffer” Model of Memory 1. multiple memories 4. Sensory Memory (iconic, echoic) 5. Working Memory 1. rehearsal 2. coding & capacity 3. forgetting Basic Terms ± memory = the capacity to acquire, preserve, and recover information and events ± encoding = the processes that control the learning or acquisition of information ± storage = the processes that determine how memories are stored and maintained ± retrieval = the processes that control how memories are recovered and translated into performance Transmission through Memory Encoding Storage Retrieval
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Hermann Ebbinghaus ± Ebbinghaus, a philosopher working in Germany, first studied memory experimentally ± He reported experiments on his own memory in his classic book in 1885 Ebbinghaus: Forgetting power function or exponential function The Buffer Model input from the world Sensory Memory
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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