Chapter 8 Memory

Chapter 8 Memory - Chapter 8 Memory 1) Which of the...

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Chapter 8 Memory 1) Which of the following terms refers to the processes that allow us to retain information that we have attended to? Storage . 2) The process for getting information back out of the brain once it has been put in is called retrieval . 3) In the three-stage model of memory, sensory memory processes information from the visual sense are called iconic memory. 4) Iconic memory lasts for less than a second . 5) Based on Miller’s work, it is understood that the capacity of short-term memory is the magic number seven , plus or minus two. 6) Telephone number are organized in chunks , for example 613-931-5864 so that you may be able to recall them more effectively even though 10 numbers is above short-term memory capacity for many people. 7) The duration of short-term memory, or working memory, is thought to be about 20 seconds . 8) Your text contrasts short-term memory as a “platform” in the three-stage model of memory, with the current view of working memory. Your text makes the analogy that working memory is like a librarian . 9) The duration of long-term memory is a lifetime . 10) In the serial position curve, the recency effect refers to enhanced recalled for information that is just seen . 11) Processing of information that occurs with intention and requires conscious attention is referred to as effortful processing . 12) According to the levels of processing concept, the least effective way to encode information is structurally . 13) If you want to remember something very well so that is remains in your memory for a long
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course PSYCH 1000 taught by Professor Atkinson during the Spring '09 term at UWO.

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