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Memory_to_post - 10/20/2010 Introduction to Psychology...

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10/20/2010 1 Introduction to Psychology Lecture 7: Memory • Memory Processes • Storing Memory Memory • Retrieving Memory – Forgetting • Biology of Memory • How does information get into memory? – (Encoding) • How is information maintained in Basic Memory Processes memory? – (Storage) • How is information pulled back out of memory? – (Retrieval)
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10/20/2010 2 Figure 7.2 Three key processes in memory Basic Memory Processes • Memory Processes • Storing Memory Memory • Retrieving Memory – Forgetting • Biology of Memory
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10/20/2010 3 Encoding: Getting Information Into Memory • See text re: – The role of attention – Focusing awareness Selective attention = selection of input Filtering : early or late? • Videos to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAnKvo-fPs0 Storing Memory • Levels of Processing – How extensively is the information encoded or processed? – Maintenance vs. elaborative processing Structural = shallow Phonemic = intermediate Semantic = deep • Deeper processing = longer lasting memory coding Levels of Processing
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10/20/2010 4 Figure 7.5 Retention at three levels of processing Storage: Maintaining Information in Memory • Analogy: information storage in computers ~ information storage in human memory Information-processing theories
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