Intro Ch. 7 Memory PPT Skeletons

Intro Ch. 7 Memory PPT Skeletons - Chapter 7 Memory What is...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7 Memory What is MEMORY ? • Memory – internal record of some prior event or experience; a set of mental processes that receives, encodes, stores, organizes, alters, and retrieves information over time Video • Remembering and Forgetting… – w/ Phil Zimbardo from the “ Discovering Psychology ” series Three Stages of Memory • Stage 1 Stage 1- Sensory Memory is a brief representation of a stimulus while being processed in the sensory system • Stage 2 Stage 2 - Short-Term Memory (STM) is working memory – Limited capacity (7 items) – Duration is about 30 seconds • Stage 3 Stage 3 - Long-Term Memory (LTM) is large capacity and long duration Overview of Memory Model Integrated Model Concepts • Encoding – process of translating info into neural codes (language) that will be retained in memory • Storage – the process of retaining neural coded info over time • Retrieval – the process of recovering info from memory storage Integrated Model of Memory Overview of LTM Overview of LTM Varieties of LTM Varieties of LTM • Two types of LTM – Semantic memory refers to factual information – Episodic memory refers to autobiographical information as to where and when an event happened Organization of LTM...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course PSY 1443 taught by Professor Lopez during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Intro Ch. 7 Memory PPT Skeletons - Chapter 7 Memory What is...

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