Developmental Psychology March 8

Developmental Psychology March 8 - Long-term memory, LTM...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Developmental Psychology March 8, 2011 Donald Hebb - Levels of processing model Atkinson and Shiffrin model - Storage and Transfer o Sensory Input Duration and capacity o Sensory Memory, modality, specific 1 second or less Iconic Echoic Olfactic Gustic Haspic - To move from Sensory Memory to STM, attention is required; subject must be intrigued by object to be remembered. o Short-term of Working Memory, STM 12-30 sec Very limited 7 +/- chunks George Miller Possible to extend the capacity of STM through rehearsal; repetition of the information; will still degrade no matter what. - Moving information from STM to LTM is called consolidation. - Moving information from LTM to STM is called retrieval. o
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Long-term memory, LTM Permanent (theoretical) Unlimited Procedural Declarative Episodic Semantic Spatial Important Terms-HM o Epileptic o Had to remove most of his temporal lobe. Hippocampus was damaged; unable to learn anything new.-Amnesia o Anterograde Unable to learn anything new. o Retrograde Unable to recall previously learned information.-Rehearsal o Associative Hook new information to pre-existing memories. o Chunking o-Chunking o How much information can be put into a chunk? o-7 +/- 2-Recognition-Recall-Forgetting in STM Proposed Mechanisms for Forgetting-Decay (Donald Hebb)-Displacement-Interference...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course PSY 2200 taught by Professor Broderick during the Spring '11 term at Villanova.

Page1 / 2

Developmental Psychology March 8 - Long-term memory, LTM...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online