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Unformatted text preview: memory stem. Includes knowledge, skills, and experiences. *some info skips first two stages and is processed into long-term automatically unbeknownst to us. Working memory: a newer understanding of short-term memory that involves conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial info, and of info retrieved from long-term memory. *quickly fades unless we keep using/rehearsing it, we associate new and old info and solve problems. *also: includes auditory and visual-spatial elements, coordinated by a central executive processorthey allow us to process images and words simultaneously (e.g. talk while driving)-front lobe is active when central executive focuses on complex thinking-parietal and temporal lobe areas active when processing auditory and visual info...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.
- Fall '09