MEASURING MEMORY

MEASURING MEMORY - MEASURINGMEMORY Recall Retrieval...

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MEASURING MEMORY Recall a measure of retention that requires one to remember material with few or no retrieval cues, as in an essay test Retrieval any stimulus or bit of information that aids in the retrieval of particular information from long-term memory Recognition a measure of retention that requires one to identify material as familiar, or as having been encountered before STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL IN LTM info in STM is lost in less than 20 sec unless rehearsed  under proper circumstances we can recall astonishing amount of info from  LTM  e.g.- adults 40 years after high school could recognize 75% of class names  -not all is remembered when we need it.  CAUSES OF FORGETTING TIP OF TONGUE PHENOMENON   * more frequent during stress  * other words similar recalled and interfere  * harder you try harder to find  * best method stop trying to find  * occurs most often with words seldom used -weak links 
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.

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