PSY_1_MemoryLect

PSY_1_MemoryLect - Memory Types of Memory Include...

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10/26/10 Memory Types of Memory Include: Verbal (studied the most) Visuospatial Motor- memory for habits/procedures (driving) Tactile-how things feel Autonomic-(fingernails on chalkboard) Early Memory Research -CVC’s Consonant-vowel-consonant “Forgetting curve”: if you delay, will forget info learned. exponential decay. Information-Processing Approach to Memory Acquisition: encoding an experience into a storable memory --> Storage: deposit of coded experience into a holding area --> Retrieval: finding the code and reconstructing the experience Atkinson-Schriffin Memory Model Iconic memory (sensory registers) ->working memory->LTM Iconic Memory Partly a consequence of rate of recovery of sensory receptors from stimulation (“afterim- age”) Lasts only a few seconds Working Memory. Short-Term Memory (STM) Holds only a few items (5-7 typically) Last only a very short period (~30”) Requires sustained attention Very vulnerable to distraction
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