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Print This Page   Lesson 5  Learning and Memory  Introduction: Connecting Your Learning  There are many  different ways  to  learn . There are many  different ways  to  remember . Keep these two points  in mind as you study this lesson and read the corresponding two chapters on learning and memory. The types  of learning vary from the relatively simple, like  conditioning , to the more advanced, like  intuitive  or  insightful learning . The text discusses  classical  and  operant conditioning  and  cognitive-observational  learning . Regarding memory, there are many different  strategies  people use in order to remember  information. Just like there appear to be different forms of learning, there also appear to be  different types of  memory . In reading Chapter Ten, make sure you understand the differences and the connections between  sensory memory short-term memory , and  long-term memory.  Also note and understand the differences  between  procedural, declarative, semantic,  and  episodic memory. Within this lesson we will also revisit again the biological perspective in psychology, in particular, the study  of how the  brain  is involved in memory. As a reminder, for any psychological process, there will be  corresponding activities going on in the brain. Focusing Your Learning  Course Competencies Covered in this Lesson: Distinguish the various types of conditioning and learning. Describe and relate the basic cognitive processes of memory, thinking and language.
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