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Learning & Memory
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List Learning
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List Learning Apple Table Horse Banana Chair Tiger Lamp Cow Cherry Gazelle Orange Sofa
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List Learning Primacy effect: greater recall for items early on list. Recency effect: greater recall for recent items. Chunking: grouping related pieces of information. e.g. 105298 as 10 52 98, listing in categories, etc
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Memory Basics To remember something, you must; 1) Attend to and process new information (Encoding). 1) Retain newly acquired information (Storage). 1) Recall the stored information (Retrieval). Recall versus Recognition memory
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Stages of Memory Working memory: Holds limited amount of info for manipulation for a few seconds (rehearsal memory)…. . Dorsolateral/Orbital prefrontal cortex. Example: 2 A 7 C Short-term memory: Repository for info to be stored for seconds to minutes…possibly longer. Limit is 7 ± 2 items…. . hippocampus & entorhinal cortex. Example: 8 6 7 5 3 0 9 Long-term memory: Permanent info storage (i.e. names, faces, places, etc) …. . cortex with assistance from hippocampus & entorhinal cortex.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 253 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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