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Basic Processes A. Encoding - process of forming a memory code in order to get information into memory . For Example: we may emphasize the shape of a dog's nose to identify the breed (e.g., a German Sheppard has a longer, more pointed nose than a bull dog) and subsequently make a code for "German Sheppard" according to the dog's nose. 1) Encoding usually involves attention - focusing awareness on a narrow range of stimuli or events . B. Storage (memory stores) - maintaining encoded information in memory over a period of
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Unformatted text preview: time . C. Retrieval - recovering information from memory stores . These 3 processes are the foundation for all memory - how it works and why it may not work at times. When memory does not work, we have forgetting, which may occur at any of these 3 levels. We will address forgetting soon, but for now let's focus on how memory works. The most popular model/theoretical framework today is the Information Processing Theory, modeled after computers....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.

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