While maintenance rehearsal will help keep information in STM

While maintenance rehearsal will help keep information in STM

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While maintenance rehearsal will help keep information in STM, the only way to bring information into long-term memory is through ELABORATIVE REHEARSAL. Elaborative Rehearsal - connecting new information with previously stored, already existing associative structures . For Example - when our sixth grade teachers used to make us put a vocabulary word into context
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Unformatted text preview: in a sentence - this combines the new information (the vocabulary word) with an associative structure (the sentence). "Johnny, the word is pimple. Can you use pimple in a sentence?" "Yes. My head is so full of all of this Psychological information, I think it is going to pop like a big, white, pimple"...
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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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