Chapter 7 Attention and Memory

Chapter 7 Attention and Memory - between the contexts in...

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We automatically identify stimuli that differ in one feature Searching for two simultaneous features takes longer Vision attention operates through automatic and effortful processes Brief Sensory memory Active Working memory Relatively permanent Long term memory Basic components of memory Memories are stored by meaning for long-term storage Schemes provide a framework; allow us to perceive, organize, process and use information Context dependent memories: memories that are helped or hindered by similarities or differences
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Unformatted text preview: between the contexts in which they are learned and recalled • State dependent memories: memories that are helped or hindered by similarities or differences in a person's internal state during learning versus recall • Immediate memories become long term memories through consolidation: changes in neural connections • Spatial memory: memory for the physical environment • Chapter 7: Attention and Memory Monday, October 03, 2011 2:02 PM Psychology 1001 Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Fall '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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