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Unformatted text preview: which they had not -- than the simpler sentences -- which they had heard? the mind's search for meaning -- when presented with a random series of statements, the mind tries to put them together in a way that tells a meaningful, coherent story rather than finding verbatim memory, B & F found memory for meaning or memory based on abstraction of meaning from memory and the semantic integration of related material because the 4-fact sentences most closely match the full meaning of the sentence stories in memory, Ss were most confident of having heard them before Constructive Model: we integrate info from individual sentences in order to construct larger ideas; emphasizes the active nature of our cognitive processes...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, Memory Abstraction