Ch4Cognitionnotes

Ch4Cognitionnotes - Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology...

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Unformatted text preview: Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology Chapter 4 Memory Systems Basic Processes of Memory Encoding concerns perceiving, recognizing, and further processing an object so that it can be later remembered. Storage refers to transferring information from short-term memory to long-term memory. Retrieval concerns searching long-term memory and finding the event that has been stored and retrieved. Sensory Memory Refers to brief persistence of stimuli following transduction. Its function is to permit stimuli to be perceived, recognized, and entered into short-term memory. Duration of 250 ms and large capacity. Iconic vs. echoic sensory memory are similar but estimates of echoic duration were distorted by retrieval from short term memory. Short- vs. Long-Term Stores: Behavioral Dissociations Serial position effect with primacy caused by retrieval from rehearsed items stored in long-term memory; recency benefits from short-term store....
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