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Unformatted text preview: Memory Ch. 21 & 22 I. MEMORY- TAs research: the power of retaining and recalling past experience 1) Two types a) Declarative i) Can consciously recollect b) Implicit i) Unintentional ii) No conscious recollection iii) Priming (1) Associative networks iv) Procedural memory (1) E.g., riding a bike v) Conditioning (1) Emotional conditioning (a) E.g. shocking of amnesia patient that cant rememberremembers later vi) Episodic (1) Memory for events vii)Semantic (1) Memory for facts, concepts 2) Sensory Memory a) Brief preservation of information in original sensory form b) Auditory/ Visual approximately second i) George Sperling (1960) (1) Classic experiment on visual sensory store 3) Short term memory a) STM is a variant of memory that is of limited duration: i) Information is STM Fades after 20-30 seconds (w/o rehearsal) b) STM has limited capacity storage i) STM capacity is about 7 items of information c) STM involves rehearsal i) Maintenance: information is repeated ii) Elaborative: information is related to other knowledge 4) Working Memory a) Active Memory b) Working memory also involves processing of information c) Can be thought of as controlled attention i) To information in your current environment...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Suveg during the Fall '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '09