Psyc. 101 Notes 5

Psyc. 101 Notes 5 - -memory: -types of memory: implicit vs....

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-memory: -types of memory: implicit vs. explicit, procedural vs. declarative, declarative (semantic memory, episodic memory) -human memory basic questions-how does information get into memory? (encoding), how is information maintained in memory? (storage), how is information pulled back out of memory? (retrieval) -encoding (getting information into memory)-attention, enriching encoding (levels of processing and elaboration, visual imagery, dual coding theory, encoding of retrieval cues/ mnemonics) -some mnemonics-“one is a bun” (visual imagery/ pegwords), method of loci, narrative method; principle is storing retrieval cues at the time of encoding -Atkinson and Shiffrin model of memory storage-proposed memory is made up of 3 stages (sensory memory, short term memory, long term memory) -sensory memory-brief preservation of information in memory -short term memory (working memory)-limited capacity (chunking-grouping familiar stimuli for storage as single unit), limited duration (about 20 seconds w/o rehearsal; rehearsal-process of repetitively verbalizing or thinking about material) -long term memory-durability and capacity (difference b/w episodic and semantic memory, flashbulb memories, recall through hypnosis), going from short term to long term memory (elaborative rehearsal), organization of long term memory (semantic networks, schemas/ stereotypes)
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Psyc. 101 Notes 5 - -memory: -types of memory: implicit vs....

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