Ch._8_Learning_Objectives - Objectives: Chapter 8 (Memory)...

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Objectives: Chapter 8 (Memory) (pages 327-367) Summarize Atkinson-Shiffrin’s classic three-stage processing model of memory and describe two important concepts contemporary memory researchers have added to improve upon this model. o Sensory memory -> short term -> long-term o Even the sensory events that are not consciously attended to may affect long- term memory o Short-term memory is active and dynamic; let’s call it “working” memory to better reflect its processes Identify two types of sensory memory. o Long and short term memory Describe three functions of working memory and report its average capacity. o Brief memory for material that you are currently processing, keeps information active and accessible, helps coordinate ongoing mental activities. o the capacity of working memory is typically limited to 7 (+/- 2) items. – miller Define rehearsal . o Repetition strategy that maintains information in working memory State the capacity of long-term memory and explain what is meant by the claim that memories are distributed
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