Chapter 8 - Chapter8 16:29 MEMORY & INFORMATION...

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Chapter 8 16:29 Memory Identity: Who we are, Who we love, What we’ve done, What we like Context Functioning Memory system: Sensory registry Storage Retrieval (1) SENSORY REGISTOR Fleeting, in the moment With attention, encoding occurs (2) STORAGE Short-term Memory Limited to 7 items Working Memory Active STM Long-term Memory Relatively permanent (3) RETRIEVAL Recognition, recall, cued recall Memory On Purpose? Yes Explicit – deliberate, effortful; increases from infancy to adulthood Episodic Semantic No Implicit – automatic
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Procedures, habits Priming Conditioning A Lifespan of Memory THE INFANT Infantile Amnesia before age 2-3 Lack of language Fuzzy trace theory Imitation Habituation present at birth Operant Conditioning THE CHILD Memory Strategies Rehearsal by age 7 Repeating information to oneself Organization by age 10 Grouping related items together Elaboration later Creating a relationship between pieces of information not in same category
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Chapter 8 - Chapter8 16:29 MEMORY & INFORMATION...

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