Student notes ch 6 - What is Memory?...

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What is Memory? Information Processing Model Sensory Memory Main process – pattern    recognition Capacity – large but not unlimited Duration of Sensory Codes – very brief Selective Attention Attention processes act very much like a funnel, giving more energy to  processing what’s most important and funneling out what isn’t. Short-Term Memory Encoding -     visual/auditory Capacity - “magical” number 7 expand via chunking Duration – 12 to 30 seconds maintenance rehearsal Types of Long-Term Information Rehearsal Rote vs. elaborative Types of memory Procedural Declarative Semantic & episodic
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LTM Semantic Network Semantic network model - Closely associated memories stored close  together Faster, more accurate recall of closely related concepts Reduction to “gist”
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course PSY 105 taught by Professor Gordon during the Fall '07 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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