HM_history - MEMORY THROUGH THE AGES Prescientific...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
MEMORY THROUGH THE AGES Prescientific approaches Ancient gods for memory Greek and Roman philosophy Plato (427-347 BC) Innate concepts and memories Metaphoric mechanisms for Encoding (a scribe; misencoding) Storage (wax tablet; distortable) Retrieval (aviary; retrieval failure) Aristotle (384-322 BC) Retention versus “recollection” Laws of association in recall Contiguity, similarity, contrast
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Reminiscence Memory vs. recollection Memory is necessary, not sufficient for recollection Recollection a form of inference (attribution?) placing ourselves in a certain time and space Some phrases sound like implicit/explicit, some availability/accessibility Recollection and association Retrieval as “movement” between related memories Associative “laws” (contiguity, similarity) Automatic cuing vs. effortful search Interesting comments about: Rehearsal and practice Concrete vs. abstract “codes”
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

HM_history - MEMORY THROUGH THE AGES Prescientific...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online