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Memory chapter 8
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The manufacture of memory Memory is the capacity to retain and retrieve information. Memory is a reconstructive process. chapter 8
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The flashbulb memory Some unusual, shocking, or tragic events hold a special place in memory. Called flashbulb memories because of their surprise, illumination, and photographic detail Even flashbulb memories have errors. chapter 8
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The eyewitness on trial Eyewitnesses are __________________ Factors influencing accuracy Cross race identification Question wording (e.g., “crashed” vs “hit”) Misleading information chapter 8
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Explicit memory Conscious, intentional recollection of an event or item of information. Recall: Recognition: chapter 8
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Implicit memory Unconscious retention in memory, as evidenced by the effect of a previous experience or previously encountered information on current thoughts or actions. chapter 8
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Three-box model of memory chapter 8
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Sensory memory A memory system that momentarily preserves extremely accurate images of sensory information chapter 8
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Erickahamilton during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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