Lecture - 15 - May 4th

Lecture - 15 - May 4th - PSI CHI - UCSD PSYCHOLOGY CLUB...

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PSI CHI - UCSD PSYCHOLOGY CLUB Interested in psychology? Planning on going to grad school? Then come out to Psi Chi/the UCSD Psychology Club’s PIZZA AND A PANEL GBM #3 of spring quarter! We will be hosting UCSD psychology grad students who can tell you the in’s and out’s of psyc research! When: This THURSDAY, May 5 th at 6:30PM Where: McGill 1350, located in John Muir College Check out our website! : psichi.ucsd.edu We’ll see you all this Thursday!
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MEMORY CONSTRUCTION Schema E f ects A schema is a concept or framework consisting of our knowledge, built up from experience, about any object, event, person or group.
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MEMORY CONSTRUCTION Schema E f ects Schemas infuence the way in which we interpret, organize and ultimately remember inFormation. BransFord and Johnson ( 1972 ) - Schema and Memory - Procedure Participants read a paragraph and aFterwards recall as much inFormation as they can. Three conditions: No Titl e at all; Title Befor e reading the passage; Title A " er reading the passage.
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MEMORY CONSTRUCTION Schema E f ects - ?????? “The procedure is actually quite simple. First you arrange things into di f erent groups. Of course, one pile may be su F cient, depending on how much there is to do.” “If you have to go somewhere else due to lack of facilities, that is the next step. Otherwise you are pretty well set. It is important not to overdo things - that is, it is better to do too few things at once than too many.” “In the short run, this might not seem important, but complications can easily arise. A mistake can be expensive as well.” “After the procedure is completed, one arranges the materials into di f erent groups again. Then they can be put into their appropriate places.” “Eventually they’ll be used once more and the whole cycle will have to be repeated. However, that is a part of life.”
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MEMORY CONSTRUCTION Schema E f ects - Washing Clothes “The procedure is actually quite simple. First you arrange things into di f erent groups. Of course, one pile may be su F cient, depending on how much there is to do.” “If you have to go somewhere else due to lack of facilities, that is the next step. Otherwise you are pretty well set. It is important not to overdo things - that is, it is better to do too few things at once than too many.” “In the short run, this might not seem important, but complications can easily arise. A mistake can be expensive as well.” “After the procedure is completed, one arranges the materials into di f erent groups again. Then they can be put into their appropriate places.” “Eventually they’ll be used once more and the whole cycle will have to be repeated. However, that is a part of life.”
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MEMORY CONSTRUCTION Schema E f ects Recall Performance ( out of a total of 18 ideas ) : Title Befor e ( 5.8 ideas ) > Title A " er ( 2.7 ideas ) = No Titl e ( 2.6 ideas ) Schemas help us to interpret and organize information, which ultimately makes it more
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Lecture - 15 - May 4th - PSI CHI - UCSD PSYCHOLOGY CLUB...

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