PSYCH Midterm 2 In Class Review

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Midterm 2  In Class Review 16/11/2009 13:08:00 Post questions by noon tomorrow RED scantron, #2 pencils fill out scantron before exam Just by able to recognize the implications of the study Memory Forms Short term vs. long term Short term rehearsal o Will decay if you stop rehearsing (not the most important) o Displacement capacity of short term is limited + or – 2 (7) Long term memory forgetting o Interference available memory may not be accessable (other information gets in the way in the process of retrival paradox of interference; the more you know about something, the harder it is for retrieval o No decay or displacment in terms of long term memory o No limit on capacity o Once consolidation takes place information is permanently available Declarative vs. procedural o Episodic vs. semantic The library metaphor (isn’t sufficient to understand memory) we reproduce the past final; goes beyond information given by stimulus uses memory and general knowledge o Encoding, storage, retrieval o Memory as reproductive o Displacement new information replaces the old Encoding see an item, organizes it in relation to prior knowledge, time dependent (if something happens to interrupt consolidation process
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