Psych notes chapter 8 October 27th and 29th

Psych notes chapter 8 October 27th and 29th - Psych notes...

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Psych notes chapter 8 October 27 th and 29 th 1. Memory 2. Human memory: basic questions a. How does information get into memory? b. How is information maintained in memory? c. How is information pulled back out of memory? 3. Types of memory a. Episodic memory - memory of an event that happened while one is present i. Memory for temporally related facts or events b. Semantic memory - memory containing generalized knowledge about the world i. Memory for what the word “bed” means or who the first president was c. Procedural memory - memory containing information about how to do things i. Memory for riding your bike, tying your shoe, etc. 4. Explicit and Implicit memory a. Method of remembering b. Explicit memory : the process in which people intentionally try to remember something c. Implicit memory : the unintentional influence of prior experiences i. Remember how to ride your bike d. Encoding - involves forming a memory code e. Storage - involves maintaining encoded information in memory over time f. Retrieval - involves recovering information from memory stores 5. Encoding : getting information into memory a. The role of attention b. Focusing awareness c. Selective attention : selection of imput i. Filtering : early or late? ii. Multitasking
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d. Stimulus sensory detection recognition of meaning response selection response e. External stimuli sensory memory short-term memory long- term memory f. Sensory memory - briefly retains the info picked up by the sensory organs g. Short-term memory - temporarily holds info in consciousness h. Long-term memory - can retain info for long periods of time. Often until the person dies 6. Sensory memory a. Major function is to hold information long enough to be processed further b. Helps us to experience a constant flow of information, even if that flow is interrupted
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