MEMORY - MEMORY Whyaresomebetteratremembering?...

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MEMORY  Why are some better at remembering?  Is it skill? Hereditary?  Why is it easier to remember sports statistics rather than exam answers?  How accurate is eyewitness testimony? EBBINGHAUS German psychologist was one of first to investigate memory  he memorized 13 nonsense syllables; after varying lengths of time he tried to  relearn them  the longer he waited, the longer it took to relearn (most info lost in first few hours) implications for study-review important-meaningful is more memorable Most of current scientific work on memory has been conducted in framework of  " information processing approach " which uses modern computer science and  other related fields to provide a frame of reference to understand the process of  memory.  Processes in Memory: Encoding, Storage, and Retrieval Memory requires  noticing  information then  Encoding
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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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