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Unformatted text preview: o Provides us with our sense of the present Short-term memory: Ability to hold an experience for a few minutes/hours o Considered to be our working memory o Allows us to retain information until a task has been performed Long-term memory: Stored to be retrieved days, months or years later Ability to form & retrieve memory involves several distinct processes Repetition & consolidation o Immediate experiences converted into short-term then long-term memories o Depends upon physical changes in synaptic connections Act of remembering: Process whereby information o Retrieved from long-term storage into consciousness (Declarative memory) o Expressed as motor skill (Procedural memory)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10