psych memory class notes

psych memory class notes - because it has been out of use...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
16:20 Memory System that senses, organizes, alters, stores, and retrieves information Names the 7 dwarfs -dopey -sneezy -sleepy -doc -bashful -happy What is Memory? Encoding Converting stimuli into memorable brain codes o Ex: keyboard Storage Holding on to encoded information o Ex: storage Retrieval Pulling information from storage o Ex. Retrieval It’s a sequential process
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Information Processing Model of Memory Most well known model Three Stages of Memory? Sensor Memory is Brief o Ex: passing a restaurant in a car real breafy Working Memory is Active o Ex: This is where you encode the stimulus work with it and if it is done  properly it will be there for you later to retrieve. Long-Term Memory is Relatively Permanent o Ex: If you store the short term memory and encode it properly it will be  there for you to retrieve out of long term memory o Relatively permanent o If you learn something once and then have problems remembering it, its 
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: because it has been out of use for so long that it is very difficult for you to retrieve Due to interference Sensory Memory • Brief • Really brief traces of information that pass through our nervous system • Only holds information for a very short amount of time • Something we see o Iconic Memory • Something I hear o Echoic Memory • Example: Sensory Memory is Brief • Hypothesis Information • • Look up this on elc Masking Short-Term Memory • Encoding o Visual/auditory • Capacity – “magical” number 7 o Is about 7 items [you can expand number 7 through a method called chunking (grouping like items together)] expanding memory by chunking all of items • dairy • paper • vegetables • Duration o 12-30 seconds maintenance rehearsal The Stroop Test • One test that highlghts the dual encoding...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 3

psych memory class notes - because it has been out of use...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online