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Unformatted text preview: Encoding Paragraph Encoding is the process of getting information into ones memory through various processes including rehearsal, deep processing, elaboration, constructing images and organization. Rehearsal is a process, by which a person can repeat a set of information in order to increase the length of time that the information stays in memory. Deep processing explains the idea that if information is understood on a deeper level, it will be retained for longer. Elaboration is the idea that children can relate a concept to their everyday life and it will exist in their memory for longer than if it were to stand alone, without connections to their own lives. Constructing images is a form of this where a person adds an image to make a memory clearer and retained for longer. Lastly, organization is the process with which memories are stored, preferably in a coherent fashion which allows them to be easily retrieved....
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 101 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '11