Long-Term Memory - will affect your critical thinking...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/8/11 Long-Term Memory Julian Rouse Psy/201
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5/8/11 Memory is the retention of information over time; it involves three domains: encoding, storage, and retrieval. Encoding is the process of getting information into memory. Storage consists of retention of information over time and the representation of information in memory. Retrieval is the process of getting information out of memory. Much of the interest in retrieval has focused on long-term memory.
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5/8/11 Information is stored into our long term memory by which the three ways we store memories: First in the sensory stage; then in short-term memory; and ultimately, for some memories, in long-term memory. Important information is gradually transferred from short-term memory into long-term memory. The more the information is repeated or used, the more likely it is to eventually end up in long-term memory, or to be "retained." Unlike
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5/8/11 Mainly, information in the long-term memory
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Unformatted text preview: will affect your critical thinking skills in two ways: 1.) Reflections on past critical thinking experiences, which allow you to apply the same process with confidence and/or improve upon past experiences. 2.) Learned processes and skills, which you can work toward applying but you may not be as good with as those above. 5/8/11 I think for me, my memory has had a negative impact on my ability to learn. I am going to try to put this as simply as possible: Being taught to memorize things has greatly impeded my ability to actually comprehend and understand concepts. Students are taught in classrooms to memorize information and repeat it back in the same form, not requiring higher level thinking skills. For this reason, I find it difficult to actually understand complex concepts because I have been conditioned to merely memorize surface information and not dive deeper into understanding. I hope that...
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