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module 21 22 - PsychologyModule 22/23 Encoding: p rocess of...

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Psychology—Module 22/23 Encoding: process of getting information into the memory system Storage: retention of encoded information in memory over time Retrieval: process of getting information out of memory storage Automatic processing: unconscious process of encoding certain information without effort, such as space, time, and frequency Effortful processing: encoding that requires attention and conscious effort Rehersal: conscious repetition of information Herman Ebbinghaus: German philosopher who conducted pioneering memory studies Overlearninng: continuing to rehearse information even after it has been memorized Serial positioning effect: tendency to recall the first and last items in a list more easily Semantic encoding: encoding of meaning Self- reference effect: enhanced semantic encoding of information that is personality relevant Mnemonic device: memory trick or technique Method of loci: mnemonic device in which you associate items you want to remember with imaginary places Peg-word system:
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