Chapter 7 Notes - Chapter 7: Attention and Memory Memory is...

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Chapter 7: Attention and Memory Memory is any indication that learning has persisted over time. It is our ability to store and retrieve information. I. Stages of Memory (like a computer): Encoding (keyboard) Storage (disk storage) Retrieval (monitor) a. Three Basic Stages of Memory: i. Sensory Memory is brief ii. Working Memory is active iii. Long-Term Memory is Relatively Permanent II. The Atkinson- Schiffrin (1968) Three-Stage Model of Memory a. The duration of sensory memory varies for the Different Senses. i. Iconic Memory- visual stimuli lasts less than a second before it dissipates ii. Ethoic Memory- lasts less than three to four seconds before it goes away b. Working memory is active i. Immediate active memory is limited (about 20-30 seconds) ii. The components of working memory (Baddeley’s Model): iii. *** Know the central executive part 1. The boss-filters information to long-term memory 2. Retrieves from long-term memory as needed iv. Working Memory: working memory, the new name for stort-term memory, has a liited capacity (7+- 2) and a short duration (20 seconds). v.
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2011 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Crystal during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Chapter 7 Notes - Chapter 7: Attention and Memory Memory is...

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