PSY 201- Week 3 Assignement

PSY 201- Week 3 Assignement - • Information may be hard...

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The way memory works How we store information into long term memory.
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Sensory Memory Memory that is brought in by the senses. Memory is forgotten within 1 second if the person is not paying attention.
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Short Term Memory Repeating information stores it in the short term memory. Information is forgotten within 15-25 seconds. Information is sorted by meaning, rather then by senses. We can hold 7 chunks of information in our short term memory.
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Long Term Memory Information that is repeated over and over. Information is stored permanently.
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Unformatted text preview: • Information may be hard to retrieve at times. • Broken down into memory modules. Long Term Memory and Critical Thinking. • Long term memory affects critical thinking through retrieval of information. • If information needed cannot be retrieved in the long term memory then we rely on the long and short term memory to solve a problem. Memory affecting ability to learn • When taking a test in History, while in High School, I knew the answer to a test question but I could not retrieve it during the test....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course PSY 201 taught by Professor Richardkirkmiller during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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PSY 201- Week 3 Assignement - • Information may be hard...

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