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14)_bjh_memory_3.8.11 - 3/8/11 1 MEMORY: PART 2 Barbie...

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3/8/11 1 MEMORY: PART 2 Barbie Huelser – Spring 2011 1 Who won the ACC Season Championship by beating their rivals at home on Saturday night? A. North Carolina State, Wolf Pack B. DOOK, Blue Devils C. University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Tar Heels D. University of Maryland, Terapins 2 TAR HEELS!!!!!!! What do you think memory is like? A. Memory is a crazy woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food. ~Austin O'Malley B. A tape recorder or a photo album that sometimes doesn’t work correctly, but for the most part, it is accurate. C. Memory is a ball of clay that is constantly being reshaped and molded, and sometimes, completely different from how it started. D. A Vault. Once in, never lost. Sometimes just misplaced… E. Wait…What was the question? 3
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3/8/11 2 The first time you remember something, is the purest memory you’ll ever have. Once you’ve retrieved it, you’ve already changed it. RADIOLAB – NPR http://www.radiolab.org/2007/jun/07/ 4 Chunking… NOTE: WM capacity does not change 5 X N B C P H D S A T C B S X X NBC PHD SAT CBS X 6 Working Memory 5 4 3 2 1 10 9 8 7 6 What stays? What leaves?
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3/8/11 3 Atkinson and Shiffrin: Primacy and Recency Primacy effect Remembering the first items Rehearsal LTM Recency effect Remembering the last items Read from working memory 7 Atkinson and Shiffrin Model (Modal Model) 8 Encoding (Acquisition) Mental process by which long term memories are formed Why are some things encoded from WM to LTM and others not? Chunking Organization Distinctive/Salient Visualization Elaboration MEMORY OLYMPICS! http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/02/20/magazine/mind-secrets.html?ref=magazine 9 Alligator Thermometer House Car Knowledge Dog Shoe
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3/8/11 4 Encoding (Acquisition) You never know when you're making a memory. ~ Rickie Lee Jones Intentional Studying for an exam, learning a phone number, making sure you know the address of where you have a reservation Incidental Reading a book, listening to the news, talking to your friends… 10 LoP – Levels of Processing Retention depends on type of processing at encoding Deep – meaningful (semantic processing) Is it used for a sport?
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14)_bjh_memory_3.8.11 - 3/8/11 1 MEMORY: PART 2 Barbie...

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