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I. MEMORY A. The Phenomenon of Memory 1. Memory is any indication that learning has persisted over time. It is out ability to store and retrieve information. 2. Flashbulb memory is a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event 3. Information processing has three different ways or systems: a. Encoding- the processing of information into the memory system. For example, by extracting meaning b. Storage- the retention of encoded information over time. c. Retrieval- the process of getting information out of memory storage. 4. Richard Atkinson and Richard Shiffrin’s classic three-stage processing model: a. Sensory memory- the immediate, very brief recording of sensory information in the memory system. b. Short-term memory- activated memory that holds a few items briefly, such as the seven digits of a phone number while dialing, before the information is stored or forgotten. c. Long-term memory- the relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of memory system. 5. Working memory- a new understanding of short-term memory that
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