myron 13 - Memory Memory- the persistence of learning over...

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Memory
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Memory- the persistence of learning over time. It is our ability to store and retrieve  information. Models for understanding memory Information Processing Model Atkinson & Shiffrin’s 3-step Model
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Information Processing Model - like a computer •Encoding  •Storage •Retrieval
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The Atkinson-Schiffrin (1968) three-stage model    sensory memory short-term/working memory long-term memory
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Forgetting - An inability to retrieve information  Can be affected by: Encoding failure Storage decay Retrieval failure
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Encoding Automatic vs Effortful processing Effortful Rehearsal Spacing effect Serial Position effect Levels of encoding Visual, Acoustic, Semantic encoding Mnemonic devices (ex: acronyms & acrostics) Organization (chunking, hierarchies)
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Storage Capacity and Time Sensory memory (iconic and echoic) Short-term/Working Memory 30 seconds at most
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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